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Commoner 2006 

Bryan College 

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Freshman Hayley Gleason « orks on unpack- 
ing her boxes and setting up her room. 

Michelle Brenner makesstrau berry daiquiris 
for one of the Rhea House parties. 

Freshman Sarah Elmertries to pass heroppo- 
nent on the mini tricycle during the back to 
school carnival sponsored by SGA. 

Sophomores Jessi Hundley and Paige Rat- 
zlaff pose for apicmre before the homcomin^: 

Upperclassmen assist the new students 
as they move into the dorms for the first 


people, same place, year after 
year. School can start to feel that way after a 
while, especially at a small college with many 
traditions. We all know what to expect, and life 
loses its freshness. So how can we refocus and 
enjoy the abundant life that Christ has promised 
us? Take a step back and pay attention to the 
details. It's the little things that make a 


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Justin Deweese runs the football during 
the intramural scrimmage. 

Seniors Ashley Johnson and Jamie Gaskin 
work on making cotton candy forthe back 
to school carnival. SGA put on the event 
and had various games and food during 
the event. 


The 75th Anniversan' and the Unveiling 
of the Bryan statue also brought us a 75th 
Anniversary cake measuring ... you guessed 
it, 75 feet long. Adorned with '75 "and white 
icing drizzled with yellow, this cake was a 
pleasure to have waiting after the Bryan 
statue ceremony. 


' place and almost the same staff, 
Bryan College is moving ahead by celebrating 
its existence of 75 years. As such, we look back 
on all the familiar grounds that have cemented 
Biyan College into what it has become: A highly 
ranked, nationally competitive college that puts 
Christ above all. We have dutifully kept 'Christ 
Above Air and with this we have made all the 






ITiWHoinecoiiiirigCKofale graced 
(iience witli an outstanding perfor- 

|hity choir to perform the National Anthem 

to close the William Jennings Bryan Statue 

Dedication Ceremony. 




The Communication and Arts Building 
experiences a heavy duty facelift just in 
time for the 75th Anniversary. The dedi- 
cation ceremony which took place after 

ifthe Bryan statue was unveiled left the 
building bearing a new name, the Rankin 

; Centen This building now holds offices, 
conference rooms, the communications 
computer lab, and student publications. 





Bryan is back: The Bryan statue is unveil-H 
as its sculptor, Cessna Decosimo, proii II 
discusses the various fcamres oflhe statu . 
the historic Rhea County Couithouse. 


ISth AnniversarvJ^i 

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M Pastimes 

A lot goes on between freshman orientation 
and graduation. Constant activities keep us 
busy outside of classes and homework. Plays, 
banquets, concerts, trips to Pocket and Chatty | 
- our social calendars often look the 5(^wkL/C 
from person to person, from year to year. The 
funny thing is, sometimes we don't even notice. 
It's that good old Bryan College community that 
transforms the mundane events into extraordinaiy 



Senior Ben Marshall tries to roll the golfball 
dow n the course to the end during the school 
carnival. The carnival was put on by SGA, 
and is just one ofmany activities that they 
sponsor. "The carnival w as a great success; 
it brought the new students together with the 
fun and games! 1 was there because I was 
a small group leader, and 1 enjoy meeting 
the new students," Marshall said. 

While having fun at the Homcoming 
Banquet, senior Rimberlee Storey, along 
with sophomore Erin Becker, hold junior 
Tift'any Hatch. Huston RAs are always 
there tor each other! 

Sophomore Jessica Long plays w ith fresh- 
man Emily Ricketts's hair during the school 
•p\zy Little Women, while Amanda Sherrin, 
Jessica Reed, and Brittany McGehee watch. 
"The best part of the play forme was going 
from a selfish, spoiled child to a sophisti- 
cated young lady who gets to fall in love. It 
was a difficult task, but incredibly fun and 
rewarding to be apart of Little IVottieti,^' 
said Ricketts. 

Division ^1 

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c&nte. It um/s excMnxj and a. 
UttU uAArreaX to {u±oiaIJA/ Ire 
iMxmiKa (Aito coUe^e Life. 

- Haley Kaye 

Rosalind Ellis is in awe at the lack of 
closet space. 

Chuck Rose hauls boxes into Long Domi 

Jarrell Waggoner helps a freshman durin 
move-in day. 

.Ambassadors help with financial aid 
and registration on move-in day. Here 
Laura Barton and Laura New port help 
direct a parent. 

S Euents 

.'\my Scripka sorts though bo.xes - pos- 
sibly looking for her l.D. card? 


Upp-erdMMm^rn. Kkk Offtke Year 
with, n SeruMvt'i Heart 

Going to college can be intimidating. 
Leaving home, best friends, parents and 
eveiything remotely familiar is somewhat 
daunting. Driving up Biyan Hill and being 
greeted by w ami smiles and helping hands 

her li" 

move-Ill day. Her mom 
Kim. and sister Sarah- 
Grace help her setile in 
her new home. 

is an encouragement beyond words. 
Incoming freshmen at Bryan are 
blessed to enter such a servant 
atmosphere. For years, the stu- 
dent leadership at Bryan has will- 
ingly given time and effort to help 
incoming freshmen feel welcomed. 
Students help unload full vehicles, 
assist with business and financial 
aid, and simply offer a helping hand 
and a smile. From Amabassadors 
to Small Group Leaders to those 
on SGA, the student leadership at 
Biyan is simply amazing. Braving 
the heat - and some years even the 
rain - the student leadership has a 
reputation for welcoming f^reshmen 
with open arms. Walking into the 
Student Center to a sea of maroon 
polo shirts... suddenly college life 
isn't so petrifying. 
-- by Heidi Inimel 

RA Aaron Henningsen braves the heat 
to help haul boxes into Woodlee. 

Elijah Peters, Lydia Persson, and 
Taylor Hasty get competitive at the 
All-College Picnic. 


"It um/S 'uroncLe^jvd ^^enxi- 

i4ixj imie wUk s^nreK cfthe^ 

'Uetrple in, vax/ cioM'hruuUi- 

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Ubu^fvutg kardertkoK I 

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mA Um£." 

-Kim/hrtee Storey (SeivUn-) 

There were plenty of freshman, as usual. 
Nicole Keef and Elizabeth Cochrane look 
like they are having a good time. 

The atmosphere was nice and mellow w ith 
mood music and dim lighting. 

The food was good, but then anything 
beats the cafeteria. The menu included 
roasted chicken, potatoes, fresh \egeta- 
bles, and beef Yummy! 

Josh Storie got into the mood at his 
Broadway-themed table. Each table had a 
different New York theme. 

The Homecoming King and Queen 
were Hudson Ellis and Kimberlee 
Storey. Ellis thinks he's hot stuff in his 
red hat, especially posing next to Kim 

iO Events 


Tfu wurstivut the alvU kad lAm/s wiim. 

The Homecoming Bancjuet was a special 
niglit which was organized by the sopho- 
more SGA. It provided a great opportunity 
for all of the new students to get to know 

The Homecoming Banquet 
was a fun night in New York 
organized by the Sophomore 
SGA. The night was full 
of color and laughter, the 
laughter mostly provided by 
Dr. Hollingsworth. 

the old students and to mingle with 
one another. Around 370 people 
attended the New York themed event 
and everyone joined in to create a 
party atmosphere within the Bryan 
College cafeteria. 

Prizes were handed out by 
Dr. Randy Hollingsworth who also 
provided the entertainment for the 
evening. He acted out a song and 
then entertained every one with a 
song of his own that he made by 
slapping his legs and clapping his 

The highlight of the night 
was when the Homecoming Court 
was announced for all four classes. 
The people, the food, and the music 
all combined to make a chamiing 
evening full of fun and conversation. 
— by Kellv Hardin 

[Jr. Hollingsworth entertained everyone with a song. 
He played both parts in a ridiculously dramatic scene 
portraying a young couple becoming engaged, which 
included lots of hugging and kissing. Afterwards, he 
made his own music with a hand slapping technique he 
learned as a child. 

Pictured from left: Kimberlee Storey, 
Christen Conrad, JD Geib, Luke Peters, 
Elijah Peters, and Hudson Ellis were 
on the senior Homecoming Court. Not 
pictured are Mar>' Gleason and Kan 


"Youae^to dre^s 
Ulce ^ UuiaUc omA 

s d reo/unt. 

Joy Holby fashioned her own Pocahontas 
costume for Movie Character Day. 

Joy Hartman dressed as Captain Jack Spar- 
row from Pirates of the Caribbean. 

Acting goofy only made Aaron Henningsen 
and Taylor Hollingsw orth seem even more 

On 60s/70s Day, Melissa Milner and 
Sharalyn Schmidt brought out their beads 
and peasant shirts. 

Hobbits Sam White and Elizabeth Jackson 
pose together on Mo% ie Character Day. 




Left: Sarah Urie. Caroline McWeeney, 
Melissa Milner, Jana Watson, Rhea 
Brown, and Jason Poarch model their 
gloriously tacky garb. 

Right: Joel Trigger's crazy hat makes 
him the captain of the cafeteria. 



UKAteA We Look Qoafy 

"1 enjoy watching other people look like 
weirdos... in a good way!" says Katie Rosenbaum. 
But what is the real point of Spirit Week? Not only 
does it break the monotony and give students a 
chance to express themselves by wearing clothes 
that they wouldn't normally wear, but it is also a 




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jorge Vallejo prtparcs ir 
$killftilly leap over the 
slide tackle of a defender. 
Tlie Lions accomplished 
a 4-0 win against the 
.A.sbur>' College Eagles in 
ihe homecomina same. 

"bonding tool," according to Sherry Graham. 
Flannery Moran believes that "being silly 
together" is a form of "camaraderie." 

Whether dressing up or just observ- 
ing, many students thought Spirit Week was 
just plain fim. Movie Character Day was 
voted the most memorable, with characters 
such as Batman, Tinkerbell, Darth Vader. 
Karate Kid, Phantom of the Opera, Samwise 
Gamgee, and Minnie Mouse roaming the 
campus. However, the general favorite of 
the students was the day that was easiest to 
dress up for - Tacky Day. "What other day of 
the year can you dress tacky and get compli- 
mented on it?" asks Kami Cunningham. 

If you were lucky, you may have 
gotten to see JD Geib's blue leisure suit, 
Conner Armstrong's and Andrew Glines's 
wigs, and Dr. Legg's sombrero. Spirit Week 
ended with Class Colors Day and culminated 
in the exciting homecoming soccer game the 
following day. I believe all of us can agree 
with Danielle Rebman who remarked, "Spirit 
Week gives us a chance to be creative and see 
the school in a different light." 
— by Kirsten Meberg 

Michelle Friesen: "I don't know why I agreed to wear 

this today..." 

Hudson Ellis: "That air vent on the ceiling would look 

great as a hat!" 

Sherry Graham: "I didn't even ask my fashion consultant 

about this outfit, and look how great it turned out!" 

Left: Andrew Glines, Sam White, and 
Conner Armstrong love chilling on 
.^ the bench and grooving to cool hippie 
tunes on their guitars. 

Center: Rachel Welch is sure to pick 
up a date wearing this stunning outfit 
in the lunch line. 

Right: Flower children gather in the 
Grassv Bowl. 

Spirit Weekli^ 

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'Auhree SiaIUajom. (Senior) 

Junior Chans Davidson closely inspects the 
strange yet intriguing food given to her by the 

Senior Melia Warren had the wonderful oppor- 
tunity to teach courses in Christian Education in 
the schools in Chunk. 

Tim Shetter must have touched the heart of the 
locals. The ceremonial lei is among the highest 
of honors. 

Teaching music was part of the Micronesia trip, 
and Senior Anna Squires was the person for the 

In Palau, Junior Brian Edgerton and 
Junior Brian Fitzgerald coached the 
Emmaus Christain Boys School bas- 
ketball team. They took second place ki 
in the local high school tournament. 

The two Brians are honored when they 
are given plaques rewarding them for 
their hard work with the team. 

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VeMcated s^tudewt§ mMufktr Ut the far B(wt 

Every year Bryan students get a chance 
to travel across the world and share the 
love of Christ. In the fall of 2005 one 
team was destined for India and the other 
for Micronesia. The India team was spUt 
into three different groups. One traveled 

to Bangalore to minister at a boys' 
home, one went to Cheimai and other 
cities to provide medical care at leper 
colonies, and the third team, made 
up of psychology majors, traveled to 
Hydrabad to teach at the local col- 
lege. "The common theme between all 
three groups was that we were there 
to love on people" said senior Aubree 

The Micronesia team split 
as well. The first group set out for 
the remote island of Chuuk to teach 
English, music, and Bible, while 
another group ventured off to the 
Republic of Palau where some taug? 
biology at the Christian school. They 
also taught Bible and basketball. The 
remaining team members spent their 
time learning about the government 
of Palau. "The Bryan team benefited 
most from develpoing relationships 
with the PIBC students and being able 
to encourage the body of Christ," said 
senior HoUey Halford. 

—hy Kindra Grosso 

Getting your hands dirty was just part of the job and 
junior Lesley Artois was not afraid to jump in and help. 

Senior Luke Peters had no trouble 
getting the children in India to warm 
up to him. 

"In. India., -ive foxuui ituMints 
oftheacnpel Ln. mMW different 
places MtA umys. One nAMkt wt 
meMti^wA iMneata k»m£ far 
disaMed. ckildrtK who koA. ^eew 
nboMone} by tkeir fartnA:s. Out 
oftkat ie:evtu*iaUi kcmeie^ Utita,- 
tUni koA iprmuj exnrLaMi*ia Uh 
far ■mMW of these children.." 
'Luke Pefrers (Ssmiar) 

Mission T rip: 

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iMXrreyou tmyp4:y yovirs^ 
crwtfor HiMt^ the -ntore He 

filUyau uip" 
-Jcn4t ^roAiMLiM 


Residents of "Trailer Cit\" signed up every 
day to get a shuttle ride to Wal-Mart. The 
shuttles were run by Amanda Held and Tim 
St. John. 

Crystal Cain spent her day in Slidell clear- 
ing rubbage out of houses and yards. 

Jillian Can" and Andrew Goggans play with 
one of the children at the River Center. 

Two children at the Ri\ er Center entertain 
themselves during the day by playing 
games together 

Every member of the River Center 
shelter team and Renaissance Village 
team would say that playing with the 
children was the highlight of their day. 
Salena Ortiz and two children ft'om 
the River Center shelter played games 
and did each other's hair for fun during 
the day. 

Laura Watlington and sisters Carrie 
and Calissidy enjoy spending time 
together in one of the new trailers in 
"Trailer City." 



Tfvey CoMte^ They Saw^ oAiA 
They Hedged Thcr^ Ut Need 

After an eleven-hour drive, ninety 
Bryan College students traveled down to 
the hurricane-stricken state of Louisiana 
and offered their aid to three different areas 
over a one week period. During their stay 
many saw the devastation caused by Hur- 
ricane Katrina. Like the true Bryan Col- 
lege student, we came with open anns and 

enior Aaron 
elps clear 
3me of 
le damage 
y cutting 
own fallen 
ee limbs in 



-Hudson Ellis 


helping hands as the clean-up effort 
for the people of Louisiana began. 
Not only were they concerned with 
the physical clean-up effort, but they 
established relationships with people 
they were helping. 

Many were amazed with 
the progress that was made, as was 
Sarah Urie who said. "In Slidell, we 
gutted about twelve houses in four 
days!" Having participated in help- 
ing with this house gutting, she also 
realized the blessing this must be for 
the residents of this state. Even the 
Red Cross workers were thoroughly 
pleased w ith our efforts. According 
to Dr. Clark Rose, "The Red Cross 
Workers were much more hope- 
ful about the future of our country 
seeing young people like our Bryan 
College students ministering and 
caring for people so well." 
— by Nicole Keef 

Rob Linn and Megan Dexaney model 
the chemical gear and masks they wore 
as protective measures in Slidell. 


Wes Callihan. Rosalind Ellis, Nicole 
Keef, Zach Williams, and Taylor Hol- 
lingsworth eat a delicous BBQ dinner 
prepared in the makeshift kitchen tent 
with "Trailer City" resident Hendrick. 

Mission Trips.^ 

''The^e lAxeve four vari- 

aJjfie^ of iMiym^eMA^ vahu 

tkat "U^e ccruicUit cowtrd: 

cuiA tk£ (Miivuies of oviT 

^tvuLmts "Hfken (wkeA. to 

s^^i/t aU day Ui 9L4j:k d 

coMJUty. The Lord a(u/t 

U4 foAror OK eAXik one 

- Vr. Trains KlckeUs 


Below, students, faculty, and staff joined 
together to make an impact on their com- 
munity. Senice projects inckided taking 
out trash, washing windows in down- 
town Dayton, sorting donated clothes at 
Visions for Missions, and power\\ashing 



Bryan students flood Rudd Auditorium at 
least three days a week for chapel services. 
Arriving early, many students take a few 
minutes beforehand to unwind and catch 
up with friends. 

f fluents 

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Director of the Worldview Team and 
Assistant Professor of Bible. Mr. Alan 
Corlew and commuter Katherine Rieth 
worked togethei to repair an old file 


are you d&imj far aUve^s?" 
- Mar-tiK Luther Kui^jjr 

Martin Luther King, Jr. not only 
said this - he Hved it. A pastor. King 
became one of the nation's most piv- 
otal civil rights activists, fighting for 
the equality of people of evei^ race. 
In remembrance of his life's impact, 
Bi-yan College faculty, staff, and stu- 
dents joined together on Januaiy 16th, 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, to live out 
what King had challenged. 

Planning for the second annual ser- 
vice day began as early as November. 
Dr. Travis Ricketts, faculty leader of 
Practical Christian Involvement (PCI), 
organized the community projects 
where people could sei"ve: "The timing 
of it makes it a challenge. When we 
tried to organize it in November, most 
people were not ready to think about 
what they might need in mid-January 
2006." Because of this, much of the 
planning was pushed to the couple of 
weeks leading up to the day. 

Once the projects were chosen, the 
students and participating faculty and 
staff were divided accordingly with the 
help of Student Government Execu- 

tives. Along with assigning workers 
for each job, tools had to be organized 
as well. Sophomore David Beisner, 
co-president of the PCI group. Stu- 
dents in Service (SIS), took charge of 
developing a tool inventory and then 
appropriately dividing the supplies 
between the many groups. SIS's other 
co-president, junior Beth Starbuck, 
organized a group of willing students 
into a sandwich-making assembly line 
the day before the event. Every person 
who participated was provided with a 
lunch consisting of two sandwiches, 
snacks, and a beverage. 

Since the service day, students' 
participation in community service 
has increased. Construction on the 
Women's Care Center in downtown 
Dayton continues. Bryan's willing- 
ness to serve and God's grace on the 
events of the day impacted Dayton 
and the greater community in the way 
Martin Luther King, Jr. wished for our 

—by Renee Heberlio 

Don Wyrtzen spoke and peformed at 
chapel for two days in February. With 
years of experience in the music indus- 
try, Wyrtzen spoke about Christians 
and contemporary music. Along with 
speaking to individual classes, he also 
performed a concert on Friday night. 
Wyrtzen is a pianist who has worked 
with several music artists in Nashville 
including Steven Curtis Chapman, 
Steve Green, The Gaither Vocal Band, 
and Michael Card. 

Ghapei/Community Service Y^ 

cro/Uved Uve Ckri/fh- 

acftd artat LomMi 

cwut afaU tke Su^' 

K,ack Stars" 

- KaUe BarkoMi 


Andrew Glines and Corrie Nash get the 
rock star attitude while they mingle at the 
end of the evening. 

Sophomore Jeremy Moore and Junior 
Natalie Hayes show a little love. 

Roommates Becca Carpenter and Jenny 
Watson turn rock star at the 2005 Christ- 
mas Banquet 

Dan Schumaker and Heidi Immel enjoy the 
atmosphere at the Valentine's Banquet. 

The girls of Huston 3rd smile big for the 
camera. Andra Branson has come ready for 
the theme... "The Spy Who Loved Me." 



Kack ^ars oAui spies lAwaAe BryoK 

With the theme for the 2005 Christmas 
banquet being "A Rockin' Christmas," 
some took the opportunity to show a 
little sass and made their appearances 
clad in outlandish and uncharacteristic 
rocker garb. Others went the traditional 
route with elegant dresses, while some 
izot creatix e and came in elf outfits. The 

Senior Dayna Lovins and fiance Tony 
Falzone show their Christmas spirit, 
decked out in Santa hats for the Christmas 

band Isthmus as well as Anna Squires 
kept the room musically peaked, and 
of course... the evening couldn't be 
complete without a rousing round of 
the Alma Mater. All in all it was a great 
night of fellowship, Christmas lights, 
and rockin' out in general. 

A freezing cold February 1 0th played 
host to this year's Valentine's Banquet. 
The freshman SGA created an awe- 
some atmosphere, themed "The Spy 
Who Loved Me" for the banquet of 
love this year. Between Mr. Palmer's 
speech topic of love and kissing and 
the amazing Kung Fu moves of the one 
and only Jonathan Benson, the evening 
was a smash. The music was beautiful 
and the organization of the banquet 
was commendable. By the end of the 
evening, it's safe to say that a good 
time was had by all. I mean. . .with Dr. 
Livesay serving sweet tea, how can it 
possibly be a bad time, right? 

—hv Heidi Immel 

Juniors Laura Newport and Laura Furlough 
enjoy the beginnings of the Valentine's 

Natalie Hayes and Trent W alker - aka June 
Carter Cash and Johnny Cash - humor the 
paparazzi before enjoying the banquet 



"Tt [Tke KUta omA I] U 
aU ov^. I iMMS it. It urns 

- Natalie Hayes 


Allison Hendrix and Amanda Sher- 
rin dance for the King's (Nathan 
Schmidt) pleasure in the beginning 
of The King and I. 


Ben Marshall as Laurie greets Jessica Long 
as Marmee in the fall performance of Little 

Amanda Sherrin prepares for her perfor- 
mance in The King and I 

Nathan Schmidt as Tartuffe schemes his 
way through the play. 

The four girls - Meg (Amanda Sherrin); Jo 
(Brittany McGehee); Beth (Jessica Reed); 
and Amy (Emily Ricketts) - gather around 
Marmee's (Jessica Long) chair to share the 
news of the da\'. 


Tlve HlUtoP VLayers Qy(we tke Staxje 

This year has brought three amaz- 
ing plays to the Bryan community. The 
fall welcomed Little Women to the stage. 
hi the winter, laughter tilled Brock Hall 
completely for all of the performances of 
Tartiiffe. The spring brought singing from 
the land of Siam in The King and I. All 
three plays received rave reviews from 

^;% Natalie Hayes gives a stellar perfor- 
.^^ mance as Anna in The King and I. 

their audiences. 

Little Women brought fresh- 
man Brittany McGehee to the lead- 
ing role of Jo March. This Ameri- 
can classic by Louisa May Alcott, 
brought to life by Bemie Belisle, 
remains loved by many. 

Tartuffe brought many fans 
back for second and third view- 
ings of the play. This play took the 
campus by storm. With Nathan 
Schmidt as the namesake, who can 
go wrong with this hillarious play? 

The King and I stan^ed Nata- 
lie Hayes in the role of Anna and 
Nathan Scmidt as the King. This pro- 
duction brought singing and dancing 
to the stage. A long perfonnance it 
may have been, but we all fell in 
love yet again with the well-known 

Hats offto all of the Hilltop 
Players and their director for a job 
well done! 
— bv Davna Lovins 

Jo (Brittany McGehee) shows Marmee 
(Jessica Long) her hair that she cut and 
sold as Beth (Jessica Reed) and Amy 
(Emily Ricketts) watch in disappoint- 

Anna Dow ner had the audience roaring 
with laughter as she begged her father 
to forget about the arranged marriage 
to Tartuffe and allow her to marry 
whomever she wished. 

Hilltop Plavers^J 


cLa££ crowd 

i4iMre carefully tkoK I 
thUvk they wiU. 
- AmoM^d fidd 

Jeremy Moore and Natalie Hayes entertain 
the crow d betw een sets as they played 
hosts to the competition. 

Juniors Emily Meznar and Bonnie-Marie 
Yager take a break from their cookies and 
milk to pose for the camera. 

Freshman Ryan Traub accompanies Ben 
Whitley in their crowd-pleasing perfor- 

Micah Pepper and Bekah Tooley show 
support by attending the BrCoLee Bow 
hosted at home this vear. 

Christen Conrad. Evan Myers. JetT 
Ruark. Holley Halford. Sara Davis, 
and Dr. Livesay take time out of the 
games to enjoy the cookout and each 
others" company. 


Music & Games 

Senior Amanda Held performs an 
original piece tliat she had written 
specifically for the singer/songwriter 

Sophomore Katrina Courtright and 
senior Paul Soyster take a break 
between events to re-fuel. The cookout 
was a good break from the competition 
to relax and socialize 

SiAiMer/ScrKaiAmttr omA BrCoLee Bawi 
allow ^Uuimts to Uimwcoa^ talents 

The singer/songwriter com- 
petition allows students a chance 
to showcase their personal talents 
in... well... singing and songwriting. 
Jeremy Moore and Natalie Hayes 
hosted the evening, giving introduc- 
tions before each set and providing 
light-hearted entertainment through- 
out the event. Senior Amanda Held 
has participated in three of the com- 
petitions during her time at Bryan. 
Sharing personal songs in front of 
a group can be difficult, she says. 
"It's like having one big blowout 
defme-the-relationship in front of a 
whole bunch of people." On a lighter 
note, Ben Whitley graced the crowd 
with his original work "A Reformed 
Proposal: Calvin's Institutes for 
Marriage." Whitley, accompanied by 
Ryan Traub recited a marriage pro- 

posal based on Reformed Theology. 
This year the BrCoLee Bowl 
was hosted at Bi^an, and after last 
year's re-establishing of the event, 
there was more hype for this round. 
Junior Michael Hansen said, "This 
year's Bowl was a lot more fun 
because it was at home - and that 
meant seeing a lot more of our Bryan 
family come out." Frisbee and kick- 
ball events were held on the practice 
fields, while there were also basket- 
ball and volleyball games. Crowds 
came to invade the Grassy Bowl 
from Covenant and Bryan, although 
Lee showed a weaker turn-out than 
was expected. All-in-all the event 
was a success. And hey... they had 
those cool green t-shirts too. 

— by Heidi Immel 

.lason Bowers and Jeff Schwenke show 
amazing talent as they strum and pluck 
their way through an original melody. 


''Tke tim£ ko/s c&ute to 

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Troy Bradley, Tyler Cooke, Kurt Miller, 
and Niek Hansen apprehend Katrina Cour- 
tright at the Oscars. 

Drew Phillips, Rob Palmer, and Craig 
Biddy present their award from. ..a go 
cart? At the Oscars, you never know w hat 
to expect. 

Michael Reneau, Laura Furlough. Beth 
Simon, Danielle Mitchell, Amanda Held, 
and Tim Fumanz show up as Greek gods 
and goddesses at the Masquerade. 

All sorts of celebrities made an appearance 
at the Masquerade: Elsie Chen and Rob 
Carter, world-renowned boxing champion. 

The av\ard-winning cast and crew of 
Makeshift Mafioso pose for a photo 
op after the ceremonies. Directed by 
Kyle Parks, the film took home sev- 
eral Oscars, including Best Picture 
and People's Choice award. Pictured 
here are Kyle Parks, Adam Morley, 
Jared Tyser, Andra Branson, Erica 
Heffelmire, Jeremy Moore, Jessica 
Long, and Johnny Miller. 


star Treatment 



Hvil villains of the worst kind tried to 
sabotage the Biyan College Masquer- 
ade. Luckily for everybody there was 
a bunch of green guys wi(h shaqj and 
pointy weapons there to save the day 
or should I say... The Teenage Mutant 
Ninja Turtles! 

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Tke MasQOieraAe omA Tke Oscars 


These two events alone are almost 
worth spending all that tuition money.... 
of course under the right hands and with 
enough creativity... 

For you may not realize but Oscars 
and the Masquerade are more than just a 
time to dress up in a cool costume, more 
than spending hours deciding what you are 
going to do different this year, more than 

pretending to have a big glamorous 
event where you can show off just 
about anything you can think of 

Held in the spring semester 
at the Chattanooga Theatre Center 
rather than the fall on the riverboat, 
the Masquerade was a little different 
this year. But that didn't stop Bryan 
students from going all-out with their 
costumes and songs for the lip synch 
competition. The last big event of 
the year. The Biyan College Film 
Festival, warranted yet another occa- 
sion for imaginative attire. The audi- 
ence was kept entertained by hosts 
Warren Cole and Natalie Hayes, as 
well as the stellar band and award 
presenters. Although there were 
fewer films entered into the competi- 
tion this year, the Medium of Film 
class still pulled off an impressive 

— b\ Andrew Gonzalez 

The ladies of Huston 4th (the Pent- 
hOUse) came to the Masquerade as 
N*SYNC (pictured here are Rachel 
Welch, Sarah Stafford, Erica Hef- 
felmire, and Katie Garrison) and the 
Backstreet Boys. Their "Battle of the 
Bands" entry into the lip synch contest 
took home first place. 

"The Band" (Josh Legg, Kyle 
Woodworth, .lustin Hipp, and John 
Sehindler) performed at the Bryan 
College Film Festival, better known 
as the Oscars. One of the many 
crowd-pleasers was their rendition of 
"I Believe in a Thing Called Love" by 
The Darkness. 

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Alii Strohm, Emily Cook, Becca Ketterer 
and Hudson Ellis show off the decked-out 
Willam J. Bryan staUie. 

Ben Johnson shows his pal around the 
Bryan campus. 

Bryan students have become familiar w ith 
the Courthouse, which is the site of the 
infamouse Scopes Trial. 

Mark Livesay and Keelan Diehl build a 
fire on one of their many camping trips to 
Pocket Wilderness. 


Justin Lonas waits for a strike at the 
Crystal Springs Bowling Alley. 



I- Off the Hill -I 

So WhM Vo BryoK SitAxieMts Do Par 

If you were to ask what Bi^an students 
do outside of Biyan, many of them would 
answer with a simple "Wal Mart." While the 
Dayton Wal Mart is the place you will find 
many students before curfew, it is not the only 
place that students go to to have fun. Dayton 
is centrally located in that it is only foily-five 
minutes from Chattanooga, one hour and fif- 

Ben Marshall. Brittany Swanson, Karen 
Mishler, Lacy Mellon, Jeff Ruark, and 
Hannah Bizocco enjoy thier circle of 

teen minutes from Knoxville, two hours 
from Atlanta, and three hours from 

Many students escape from 
their homework to Chattanooga on the 
weekends. Here you will find the walk- 
ing bridge, the Tennessee Aquarium, 
Rembrandts Coffee House, and of 
course Hamilton Place Mall. Others 
find themselves searching to do some- 
thing out of the ordinary and go skiing 
or snowboarding in Gatlinburg, TN, 
which is just outside of Knoxville. Or 
you may even fmd students ice skat- 
ing in Knoxville. 

And if you are in for even more of an 
adventure, you can make an attempt to 
survive downtown Atlanta. Atlanta has 
a lot to offer a college student with the 
underground mall and the Coca Cola 
museum. Finally, if you want a weekend 
of fun, Nashville offers the Opryland 
Hotel with its beautiful indoor green- 
houses and the Grand Old Opry. Now, 
what do you say to a roadtrip to one of 
these amazing locations? 

Adam Swope and Katie Rosenbaum 
on the ski trip in Gatlinburg, TN. 

Allison Cunningham enjoys the spring 
sun as she studies for her classes. 

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Sally Kelley and Anna Squires add drama 
to the night at the L&N Train Station. 

Roommates Renee Heberlig and Emily 
Meznar strike a pose and show that all of 
Emily's work on the e\ ening is paying oft". 

Roy Smith and Katrina Wise enjoy them- 
selves at dinner after Katrina's karaoke 

Juniors Laura Furlough and Katie 
Fridsma enjoy the entertainment as 
the Rhea House boys perform during 
karaoke. Laura, as Junior Class 
Treasurer, played a large part, along 
with Bonnie-Marie Yager and Emily 
Meznar, of planning the e\ening's 
events. Despite the late nights, phone 
calls, and many trips to Knoxville, 
the three key ladies were able to 
enjoy the festi\ ities of the evening. 



2006Jr./Sr. kaicU inie to the lAiMto: 
''A Niaht of WeU-MoJUiered Privtiity' 

This year's Junior/Senior banquet 
went off without a hitch, save a pleasant 
rain shower to Hven up the evening. The 
movie choices for the buses acted as a trip 
back in time with shows Hke Boy Meets 
World. The Wonder Years, and Saved By 
The Bell. Knoxville was the destination, 
starting off with the old-timey elegance of 

Jeremy Moore, Andra Branson. Justin 
VanReed, Renee Heberlig and Natalie 
Hayes collaborate on karaoke options. 
The Junior SGA were the first to take 
charge and start the evening up with 
"Aint No Mountain High Enough". 
was pretty much a landslide after that. 

the L&N Train Station. After appe- 
tizers and the senior video, it was 
off to amazing food at The Foundry, 
which played host to the evening's 
dinner, with karaoke to boot. Katrina 
Wise opened the singing with 
"Respect," and the Rliea House boys 
perfomied an amazing rendition of 
"Total Eclipse Of The Heart." Next 
stop - ice skating until the wee hours 
of the morning. A rousing game of 
broom ball helped to add excitement 
to the rink. The event's coordinator, 
Emily Meznar, proved fully capable 
of putting together a night of "well- 
mannered frivolity." Junior class 
president Bonnie-Marie Yager, who 
also played a large part in planning 
the night's events says that one of 
her favorite parts of the banquet was 
simply watching people have such a 
great time. 
— hy Heidi Immel 

Seniors J.D. Geib and Mitch Bowers 
work the crowd during karaoke. The 
event allowed many to display their 

Erin Gray, Courtney Bumham and 
Christina Berry enjoy the ice skating 
at 1 :00 in the morning. Although the 
rink was reserved for the event, it was 
crowded on the ice - holding hands for 
support IS never a bad idea. 

Junior/Senior3 / 

Jamie Gaskin and Heather Dreiling stroll 
down the streets ofold town Savannah. 

Ben Marshall and Craig Biddy sample 
water from the fountain. 

Sara Davis and Rachel Gentr> find lots 
of candy on River Street. 

Christen Conrad and Becca Parker build 
a sandcastle on the beach. 


Craig Biddy, Drew Phillips, and Rob 
Palmer start a game of four-square in 
a park in Savannah. 


Cla^ ofZOOG troA/eU to SavaAuiak, Qem'aia. 

Planning for the senior trip began 
back in August. The senior class SGA, 
particularly the vice president, is responsi- 
ble for organizing the trip. This year's VP, 
Ashley Johnson, fomied a senior trip com- 
mittee to decide where they would travel 
to this year. Attempting to keep the cost 
low but still have a quality trip, the group 

settled on Savannah, Ga. Much 
preparation went into the event, and 
as a result, it was as good as they had 

The group visited museums, 
shops, and parks in historic down- 
town Savannah, as well as Tybee 
Island, a beach about twenty minutes 
away. This week-long escape before 
graduation proved to be just the 
ticket for a last fun experience with 
the Class of 2006. 

The senior class visited the historic 
town of Savannah, Ga., but still made 
titne to get some sun on a nearby beach. 

Senior girls gather on and around the 
lifeguard stand on the beach. 

Heather Dreiling, Jen Kuykendall, 
Jamie Gaskin, Christen Conrad, and 
Rachel Gentry stand on the porch 
overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. 

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Senior SGA members J.D. Geib and Mark 
Livesay emcee the senior chapel. 

Ben Marshall takes the time to have a 
picture taken with his grandfather after the 
Vespers ser\ice. 

Jessica Reed and Matt Henderson perform 
a humorous skit about the spiritual forma- 
tion credits used during their years as 

Senior class adviser Dr. Jeff Bruehl dressed 
up for senior chapel, appearing ready 
to leave on the senior trip to Savannah. 

Billy Anaya enjoys the reception 
following Vespers with his wife and 

During senior chapel, the seniors tra- 
ditionally thank the professors from 
their majors for the in\ estment they 
have made in their lives throughout 
the past four years. Here. Keelan 
Diehl, Evan Meyers, and Kate SeaK 
show appreciation to Drs. Bruehl 
and Lay. 


SewLor Cka^ei omA Ves^: 


rearuAit tke enrtnts ofytsttrveAr 

During senior chapel, the senior 
class reminisced about the years they have 
spent at Bi-yan College. The important and 
the unimportant-but-very-funny events 
were all recounted. J.D. Geib and Mark 
Livesay led the chapel with humor and 
witty remarks, which were enjoyed by 
the entire student body, hi addition, they 

Matthew Henderson, Crystal 
Hoover, andAubree Sullivan 
meet in the cafeteria after 
Vespers to chat and have a 

showed video clips and reenacted 
special memories to make this senior 
chapel an especially memorable one. 

About a week later was 
the next senior-led event, Vespers. 
During Vespers, which is typically a 
more serious time, there was plenty 
of inspiration to be found from the 
presentations made by Phil Pranger, 
Matt Benson, and Kimberlee Storey. 
This was interspersed with outstand- 
ing music by Timothy St. John, 
Glade Smith, Anna Squires, and 
Sally Kelley. After this formal event 
held in Rudd Auditorium, the seniors 
and their families gathered in the caf- 
eteria to mingle and snack on punch 
and cookies. 

— by Matthew Meloncon 

Michelle Brenner thanks her professors 
in the Athletic Training department, 
choosing a ditTerent Scripture to 
de.sciibe each one and their influence 
on her. 

Roy Smith plays the piano while 
Anna Squires and Sally Kelley sing 
for the enjoyment of the audience that 
attended Vespers. 

Senior Euents 

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- Mutdy Qewtry 


Members from the class of 1956 attend the 
ceremony in celebration of their 50th year 
as Bryan alumni. 

Sara Davis, Rachel Gentry, Jennifer 
Kuykendall, and Christen Conrad pose for 
pictures after the ceremony. 

Billy Anaya is excited about receiving his 
diploma after all his hard work to receive a 
Biblical Studies degree. 

Holly Halford and Shameka Green act a 
little goofy during graduation practice. 

Dr. Stephen Livesay and Dr. Cal 
White lead the Bryan faculty down 
the sidewalk and to the seating area 
wearing the traditional regalia of 
their graduate schools and areas of 



AkA -mxn/t iMA:o the real -urorLcL, 

As the graduates of 2006 walked 
across the stage, a transition in the Hfe 
of each one took place. For some this 
walk became the doorway to the world of 
careers and for others it was the threshold 
to higher education. This moment was 
shared not only by those graduating along- 
side each other, but also by friends and 
family. For some of them, the occasion 
was filled with tears and for others it was 
filled with laughter. All in all, each gradu- 
ate and his or her familv celebrated this 

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wear shades 

special occasion with happiness and 
joy for what was accomplished. 

Not only was this event for 
graduates of 2006, but thirty-two 
members from the class of 1956 
were able to attend the ceremony 
as well. They were there as Golden 
Year Participants which marks 
their fiftieth year as Bryan College 
alumni. Perhaps in another fifty 
years we will see the class of 2006 
become the Golden Year Participants 
of 2056. 

After the ceremony the 
graduates mingled with friends and 
family. Video was taken and even 
more pictures were snapped. For 
many, this would also be a bitter- 
sweet occasion as they were about to 
leave their friends at Bryan College 
and travel back home. 

However, many of the gradu- 
ates will see each other again at 
reunions, homecomings, and the 
alumni chapters. So with faith and 
trust in God, the graduates of Bryan 
College become lights for a dark 

— by Matthew Meloncon 

Shameka Green happily accepts her 
well-earned diploma from Dr. Livesay 
during the 2006 graduation ceremony. 

Bryan graduates are eagerly awaitnig 
their turn to walk on stage and receive 
their diplomas from President Dr. 
Livesay and Chairman of the Board of 
Trustees, Mr. Perdue. 


A Year in Retrospect 

Reporting on the world we missed while we were studying 

Giant leaps for mankind 

World's first cloned dog - We've all 
heard about Dolly, the first cloned sheep. 
Now there's Snuppy, the world's first cloned 
dog. Snuppy is an Afghan breed that was 
placed inside a yellow Labrador to be born. 
On April 24, 2006, Snuppy 
celebrated his first birth- 
day: the only embryo out 
of 1,095 to survive. 

Apple Computers 
released its newest cre- 
ation. For the first time 
in history, this trench of hostility between 
Apple and Macintosh has been bridged. New 
Macbooks can boast the ability of operating 
Users can now have the convenience of Win- 
dows and the dependability of an Apple. Yes 
America, this union of rivalries will change 
the course of history forever. Wars will end, 
famines will cease, and telemarketers will 
no longer call you during dinner. Maybe not. 
But we can play all those cool PC games on a 
Mac... sweet! 

Blogospheres exploded with sites 
such as Xanga and MySpace allowing anyone 
to voice their opinions for the entire wired 
world to see. One website, Facebook, has 
reconnected millions ofgraduates and current 
students from colleges and high schools all 
across the country. For many, blogging has 
become the newest medium of communi- 
cation between friends and family, allowing 
them to stay connected without interfering 

with each others' lives. 

The next generation of gaming 
consoles began when Microsoft released 
the successor to original Xbox, the Xbox 
360. Sony and Nintendo have yet to bring 
their next-generation consoles to market, 
though each have done plenty to promote 

their upcoming product. Xbox 360 sup- 
ports high definition television units with 
an optional hard driveand wireless control- 
lers for the ultimate gaming experience. 
The Xbox 360 is reportedly 8 times more 
powerful than the previousXboxand sports 
an outstanding lineup of launch titles. 


Another year for the good, the bad, and the overly juiced 

2005-2006 was an eventful year 
in sports. Football is at the start of the 
news. Hurricane Katrina forced the New 
Orleans Saints and Hornets to relocate to 
San Antonio, surely providing challenges 
for the two teams. As players 
struggled to regain a normal life, 
fansand families discovered a new 
importance to the phrase "home 

Lance Armstrong retires 
afterwinning hisseventhconsec- 
utiveTour de France. After battling cancer. 
Lance came backto cycling to become what 
some have called the most inspirational 
athlete since Muhammad All. 

1917 is a bittersweet year for White 

Soxfans. ItistheyearChicago won 

^^ / ^ theWorldSeries,butitisalsothelast 

^^' ' year Chicago won. 2005 broke the 

decades long curse and the White 

•j Sox walked away with another 

^ Steroids are on the lips of 

many baseball fans this year and, 
ironically, possibly in the bodies of 
many baseball players as well. Hear- 
ings, books, and press conferences 


The water is bottled and stored, 
the radio has fresh batteries, the 
canned goods are stocked 
to the max. It's bird flu time 
authority that it will hit. We 
just don't know when and 
where. This fact has many 
Americans scared silly this year. 
The unknown results of its arrival, 
whether a country-wide pandemic 
killing millions or simply a side of 
beef forThanksgiving instead of turkey, has 
caused a quiet panic. We can only pray that 
all this "fowl" play stays overseas. 

What says the land of golden 
opportunity better than American Idol. 
Show enthusiasts have unanimously 
agreed that this season has been the 

dealing with this issue are all leading to 
theadditionofTylenol headache 
relief to many baseball industry 
leaders. Mark McGuire is one of 
the players accused of steroid 
use. Rafael Palmeiro has 
already tested positive 
and has yet to see the 
Hall of Fame effects roll in. All of 
this seems to bring up the ques- 
tion of the hour: What's more 
important - healthy athletes or 
home run records? 

Danica Patrick debuted in Nascar 
this year. As a rookie and a woman, 
she didn't have the dice rolling in 
her favor. However, this 23 year old 
placed fourth in the Indy 500. You 
go girl. 

Tiger Woods won his 
fourth masters in 2005. No surprise 
America is seeing his name again. 

Major events in the world and in your own backyard 

most challenging and surprising year so 
far. Never before has a group so equally 
gifted been thrown together into 
the mix. Through it all, Taylor 
Hicks came out as America's 
favorite. He captured the world's 
attention with his smooth moves 
and goofy dancing. America was 
definitely ready for a change. 
Gas prices hit record highs in 2005 
and 2006 which forced some people to 
trade in their SUVs for economical bicycles. 
Though some oil companies 
claim the high prices are an 
effect of instability in certain 
oil-rich parts of the world, most 
of these companies have expe- 
rienced record-breaking profits. 
The public has definitely felt the impact of 
high gas prices, especially students with 

little or no money to put towards such 
things like gas.The highest average price 
was reached the week following Hurri- 
cane Katrina, topping at $3.04 per gallon. 
Temporary trends best describe 
the new millennium. Brown came in as 
"the new black,"some say. Bohemian style 
has been the theme of the year. Worn 
looking tops and jeans, and loose, natural 
hair are big. Board shorts and gauchos 
are some of the most memorable trends. 
And screen tees are as popular as ever. 
IPods and cell phones can be 
deemed fashion these days. With 
all the accessories available, they 
can coordinate with anything. 




"Educating students to become servants of 
Christ to make a difference in today's world" 
- this is the purpose statement of Bryan Col- 
lege. The real reason we come to college is to 
get an education, right? This year, Bryan has 
implemented several new programs to enhance 
students' academic experience. With online 
courses, the newly-accredited MBA program, 
the Bryan Center for Critical Thought and Prac- 
tice, semester abroad in Italy - the way we think 
about school will never quite be the S^iA^Vi/B. 
Yet however you define education, however 
you pursue it, we still hold to the Sl^/VvLS 


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Christen Conrad knows that the key to pro- 
ductive studying is to make sure you have 
plenty of coffee to keep you awake! 


When the science labs close at night and 
the students all go home... strange things 
can happen. 

Julie Davis tries to explain a complicated 
scientific process to fellow biology major 
Jana Watson as they take ad\ antage of the 
lo\ ely spnng weather by studying outside 
in the Grassy Bow 1. 

Megan Black assists Dr. Traylor in grading 
and recording his Western Civ exams. Many 
other students also earn money through the 
w ork-study program by aiding the profes- 
sors w ith their w ork. 



The Fearless Five of the 
Anderson Bible Annex 

very student who attends Bryan College 
remembers their first Bible class here - 
the challenges, the new perspectives, the 
lessons. These classes were all brought 
to us by the professors of the Anderson 
Bible Building. This building holds two 
of Bryan's most unique departments: the 
Biblical Studies and Christian Education departments. 

The Biblical Studies department consists of four person- 
able professors who love to teach and interact with their students 
— philosophy professor Dr. Paul Boling, Old Testament profes- 
sor Dr. David Fouts, theology professor Dr. Doug Kennard, and 
the newest edition to the department. Greek professor, Mr. Jud 
Davis. These professors teach a variety of classes that include 
topics on the Old and New Testaments, Greek. Hebrew, Theol- 
ogy, and the famous Christian Worldview that eveiy freshman 
takes. Many students elect to take a minor in Biblical Studies 
to complement their major. 

The same building houses the Christian Education 
Department, headed up by Dr. Drew Randle. Along with teaching 
his major-specific courses. Dr. Randle also teaches Christian 
Worldview and Christian Life Formation (CLE) classes. One 
can often find him in his office rocking chair chatting with 

These professors are committed to helping Bryan stu- 
dents grow in their relationships with Christ and in their faith. 
Their ofFices are always open to discuss serious topics with their 
students. Of course, the professors have also made themselves 
available for drop-in visits to share funny jokes, an occasional 
chess game, and light-hearted conversation. Through shared 
experiences, combined with classroom teachings, students have 
come to love and respect these Fearless Five of Anderson. 

Copy by Vayita. Lovuvs omA BetfiMiy Perpeahetti 


^^ Academics 

The Anderson Bible Annex is tlie home 
of the Bible and Christian Education 

lir. Randle enjoys a drop-in visit from 
Matthew Smith. "He's more than just 
your professor," says Smith. "He's your 

Bible/Christian Ed.^3 

incere Goodbye 

Challenge your MIND with 


r. Kurt Wise has dedicated seventeen 
years of hard work and persistent 
research to the Biology department 
and the CORE (Center for Orgins 
Research) program at Bryan College. 
Arriving at Bryan in 1 989, Dr. Wise has 
decided this year to move to Louisville, Kentucky, where he 
will become the Director of the Center for Science and Theol- 
ogy at Southern Baptist Theological Cemenary. Dr. Wise says: 
"I appreciate what Bryan has allowed me to do over the past 
seventeen years, and I look forward to working with Bryan in 
the future." 

As for the position that Dr. Wise currently fills, it will 
now be occupied by Dr. Todd Wood. The CORE center is now 
accepting applications for a research assisatant to work along 
side Dr. Wood. Wise is very optimistic about the future of the 
CORE program. Wise says that "when Bryan finds a replace- 
ment for Wood, the Bryan CORE will become the foremost 
facility in the world for biological-related origins research." 
It is due to Dr. Wise's hard work, persistance, and faith that 
he can now make such a statement. 

Dr. Wise plans to work collaboratively with Bryan 
College and the CORE program as he continues research in 
the field of young earth creation. The Bryan College com- 
munity will feel a great loss with the departure of Dn Wise, a 
man who has shaped the direction of Bryan College through 
his spiritual and intellectual leadership. 

Ccm by Betsy HayU/orum 

^^ Academics 


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Dr. Wise enjoys his last few moments as 
Direetor of Research at the CORE head- 
quarters in Mercer Hall. 

Biology majors at Bryan College look 
forward to exciting developments in their 
field. The major is being reorganized into 
three major concentrations: Pre-medical, 
Organizational, and Research. The Biol- 
ogy Department will also see many new 
classes added to the program for Fall 2006. 
Freshmen Anna Downer, Elisa Cruz, and 
David Villanueva have a lab experience 
« ith Dr. Hartzell. 

The Business Department is proud to 
announce that this year's senior class scored 
in the 45th percentile of the Educational 
Testing Service's Major Field Test. Dr. 
Lay says that "this indicates not only the 
outstanding quality of our students, but 
that our instructional program is top of 
the line." 

Approvedthis year, Bryan 
College will be offering 
a Masters of Business 
Administration (MBA). 
Sophomore Tyler Gay 
(with Dr. Bruehl) says, 
"The new MBA Program 
gives business students a 
great opportunity to fur- 
ther their education. This 
is a very exciting time for 
anyone involved in the 
Business Department." 

Biology/Business -^^^ 

I ' 

JVIoving forward 

Communications department is 
blessed with a new facility 

exciting development of the Communica- 
tion Studies Department this year has been the 
hiding of a new facility. As accustomed as 
.e"ve all grown to the "shack in the back." 
the decision to rebuild was made possible 
by the bequest from Dr. Joanne S. Rankin 
(class of "56). The new building stands where the old once did 
and is tailor-made to fit the growing needs of the department. 
The building houses offices, conference rooms, a classroom, an 
extremely accommodating computer lab and additional work 
spaces. Room for expansion exists, due to the department's rapid 

The Communication Studies Department at Bryan is 
showing rapid growth. With enrollment increasing steadily, the 
total number of majors this year has reached 122. With such a 
quick growth rate, the completion of the new Rankin Center is a 
much-needed benefit. As well as growing number, the department 
itself is growing. Bryan College is currently seeking to hire a new 
hand in the Communications Technology area. This will help 
those seeking further involvement with film and video experi- 

With the alteration of the General Communications 
major, slight changes have occurred in requirements for comple- 
tion. Under the new Communication Studies major, students are 
required to fialfiU an internship for a semester before graduation. 
In Spring 2006, Kathryn Rawley participated in a 4'/2 month pro- 
gram as an intern with the Walt Disney World College Program. 
Working in merchandise, the internship saw her in eight different 
Disney stores throughout Disney MGM. There are an estimated 
5,000 students worldwide involved in the program, and Kathryn 
was selected by application. Details for the internship worked 
out smoothly as she made the transition from Bryan to Disney. 
"Everyone at Bryan College was very helpful and willing to do 
whatever they could so that this would all run smoothly for me." 
She will return having earned a full 12 hours of credit. 

Communications major Heidi Immel tack- 
les a pile of project management reports 
for her 2005 summer internship working 
with youth and missions. 


Omy by HedJl IimamA. 

The Rankin Center dedication took place 
on October 1, 2005, over homecoming 
weekend. The celebration was tor the 
purpose of dedicatmg the building to God, 
and also in large to thank all those who 
were closely involved with the restoration 
of the facilitv. 

Betty Joy Rankin Home (Bryan College 
class of 1954). the sister of Dr. Joanne 
Rankin represented the family at the 
dedication. She spoke of Dr. Rankin's 
commitment to education, as she was a pro- 
fessor of mathematics at Eastern Michigan 
University. Dr. Rankin's brother-in-law 
also attended the dedication. 

Dr. Livesay took part in the facility's 
dedication by giving a welcome speech, 
prayer of dedication, and a prayer of bless- 
ing. The desire that this building daily 
remind us of our call to share God's Word 
through open communication was brought 
to a head with Dr. Livesay 's heartfelt and 
meaningful prayers. 


A sculpture of William 



Jennings Bryan looks 


on at the dedication 


of the Rankin Center. 


With the unveiling of 


' the courthouse statue by 


Cessna Decosimo taking 


place the same weekend, 


homecoming reminded 


us all of the roots of 

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Bi^an College. 

Senior Communications major Ben 
Marshall spent a semester as an intern 
at the Focus on the Family Institute in 

Communication Studies ^/ 

Achieving More 


English and EHS Departments 
Find New Ways to Advance 

he Bryan College English Department 
continues to find new ways to advance 
their program throughout the 2005-2006 
school year. With the help of first year 
Bryan professor Mr. Harle, the English 
department and the Writing Center have 
made huge developments both this year and 
for the fiiture. Mr. Harle joined the Bryan 
community from Orlando, Florida, where he taught with 
the Belhaven Aspire program. He immediately took on 
leadership as Director of the Writing Center. The Writ- 
ing Center continues to influence the Bryan academic 
community by helping student to write effectively. For 
the first time this year, the Writing Center sponsored an 
"AU-Evening-er." The event was held in the cafe during 
the week of midterms and included not only an evening of 
helpful tutoring, but also delicious food and exciting door 
prizes. It was a successful night, and the Writing Center 
continues to succeed as it enables Bryan students to a place 
to come for grammar and English advice. The English 
Department has not stopped looking for more opportunities 
to advance. Within the next couple of years, the depart- 
ment hopes to have added new majors and minors to the 
program. The department is also taking initial steps toward 
getting the Writing Center certified. Dr. Jones says, "The 
English major here at Bryan is particularly challenging 
academically, but we have a large number of majors and 
minors who seem to welcome the intellectual challenge of 
studying literature and love the insights into our lives and 
our walks with the Lord that literature provides." Bryan 
College is thankful for the dedicated professors who run the 
department with vigor and with love for both the student 
body and for the Lord. 

O^ by Beisy Malmmon 


With small class sizes, the Exercise and 
Health Science Department is able to focus 
on each student in order to insure a well- 
rounded education. Christy Rodenbeck, 
t'ul 1-tnne professor in the EH S Department, 
pays special attention to junior Amanda 
Davidson as they work through a recent 

With nearly fifty majors, the EHS depart- 
ment is one of the leading majors at 
Bryan. Jeremy Deal. Audrey Porter. Jenny 
Watson, Amanda Davidson, and James 
White try to wake themselves up for this 
00 AM class. 


rBack to 

What Could Have Happened If. 

owboys vs. Indians - almost everybody 
has had a childhood involving the end- 
less imaginary battle between these two 
, parties, and it is quite fiin to live out 
the scenarios that could have happened, 
even if they only are in the mind of a child. 
But have you ever wondered what could have happened if the 
Indians had won the war? What if the settlers and the U.S. 
Army had been defeated by the Native Americans? 

History is a veiy important aspect of our everyday 
lives. It has more influence on us than we think, and it helps 
us understand what happened before our time and what the 
"good old days" were like. 

History does not necessarily have to be a boring subj ect; 
it is not just a bunch of big, boring books we have to read for 
class, and it is not about writing long papers on people that 
died a long time ago. Rather, it is people that have spent years 
recording events of their lifetime so that others could experi- 
ence and learn from them. It is people that have sacrificed their 
lives for what they believe in so that their descendants could 
benefit from their efforts. This is the future of Bryan College 
history majors. Whether teaching it, applying it to their lives, 
or recording history for future generations, they will make a 
difference in this world. 

So the answer is yes, staying awake during Western 
Civilization class will one day be worth it. 

Com/ by AKdrew Qonzaie'::^ 



Campaign buttons for Bryan's 
presidential run, little history 
relics with meaning tor our col- 
lege, are found in the museum in 
Mercer Hall. 





Dayna Lovins, a linguistics student radi- 
cally displays her passions for learning and 
venturing into the unknown dangers of the 
strange foraging tongues that have yet to be 

Joy Holby finds herself fascinated by 
the puzzling complexity of the "click" 
language that is still spoken in little 
tribes across the world. 



Working with numbers and 
computers takes concentration 
and diligence 

he Math and Computer Science 

Departments, taught by Dr. Phillip 

Lestmann, Dr. Robert Simpson. 

and Mr. Earl Reed, have undergone 

several changes this past year at Bryan 


A new Senior Seminar is now required for students 
majoring in Math, both the Foundation Option and the 
Technology Option. These students will also be required 
to take the ETS Major Field Test in mathematics before 
graduating, a focal point of the seminars. 

New courses have also been added to the cur- 
riculum. The Math Department is teaching Calculus for 
Business and the Sciences, which will be required for 
students majoring in Business next year. 

Broadening their knowledge and horizons in 
their field. Dr. Lestmarm, Dr. Simpson, and Mr. Reed all 
attended the Association for Christians in the Mathemati- 
cal Sciences (ACMS) this past summer at Huntington 
University in Huntington, FN. There they were able to 
meet with Dr. Rich Bamhart, a Bryan professor nearly 
thirty years ago who was involved with establishing the 
first computer programs here at Bryan. Since then, the 
program has drastically changed and continues to flour- 

Ccm/ by Keitee Hehtriia 

(ItvhrwM±um. -braidded by Dk PkilUp Le^tmMut 

oAiA AAk Earl R.eed) 


Sophomore Corrie Nash, junior Saman- 
iha Niezwaag, senior Beth Simon, and 
junior Tiffany Hatch work together in Dr. 
Simpson's Modem Geometry class, using 
miras to construct different shapes. 

A Computer Science major, junior Tyler 
Cooke focuses on completing a computer 

Mr. Earl Reed, Assistant Professor of 
Computer Science, obviously enjoys the 
interaction he has with his students in the 

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|oit alv\ays tells us, 'You don't have to be 
k a music major, but it sure helps.' I think 
|ic major feels free to be their weirdest in 
Ipcciall)' \\hen they're there for 8 hours a 
mior Katie Fridsma (Dr. Wilhoit's Music 
lass celebrating Mozart's 250th birthday.) 

Math/Computer Science/Music 53 


Student teaching and practicums 
prepare education majors 

xciting news in the Education 
Department! Mrs. Marcia Froemke 
will be completing her doctoral pro- 
gram this summer after three years 
of hard work! Along with this. Dr. 
DeGeorge is participating in an on- 
site evaluation committee for the Association of Christian 
Schools International (ACSI). Senior Mary Gleason and 
Ms. Laura Kaufmann will be joining him. 

As senior education majors begin to wrap up their 
four years at Bryan, one thing comes to mind: student 
teaching. Senior Mary Gleason says that the student 
teaching program has been one of the most beneficial 
things about being prepared for teaching after gradua- 
tion. "The field experience has been highly beneficial ... It 
gives you firsthand experience with teaching instead of 
just learning about it in theory." 

Also of notable significance in the Education 
Department is students" success on the Praxis exam. 
Senior Ceren Stone says that she felt very prepared for 
the exam, due in part to the student teaching program. 
Many have passed the exam on the first try, while some 
have made the "Excellent" designation. 

Com by Heidi ImMi£i 



Rachel Ware, a senior Psychology major, 
participated in the missions class and trav- 
eled to India this past fall. In her experi- 
ence overseas, Rachel was able to see many 
aspects of psychology in a different light 
than we normally see here. "I have never 
been in a more loving environment than 
the one 1 found in India. We could learn a 
lot here in the States from their example of 
unconditional love." Aside from the psychol- 
ogy aspect of the trip, Rachel witnessed a 
religious aspect of the Indian culture. "Idol 
worship is everywhere. Whole villages wor- 
shiping a large stone, a god of whatever." 
We as American Christians hear so much 
about this, but it's a sharp reality to witness 
it firsthand." The Psychology Department 
at Bryan is committed to helping students 
understand how faith interacts with psy- 
chology, and Rachel's experience in India 
exemplifies that commitment. 

Junior Kob Carter presents the book 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to his 
Children's Literature Class. Afterwards, 
they all receieved Wonka bars. Education 
majors learn practical applications to create 
interactive learning, as Rob demonstrates 
with his presentation. 

Education major Peter Fendrich presents 
his findmgs on Gallaudet's School to 
enlighten his classinates. 



Biyan College students come from more 
than thirty states and six countries. Their average 
ACT score is 23, average GPA, 3.59. In addi- 
tion, more than 80 percent of the faculty holds 
doctorates. These are the S^Ci/yfi/€pQop\Q you 
pass on the sidewalk, sit across the classroom 
from, stand in line next to in the cafeteria, run 
into at Wal-Mart, and cheer with as we beat Cov- 
enant. There is more to their stories than meets 
the eye. Forget about the numbers and facts for 
a bit, and take a look into the IdvCOa 

Senior Luke Peters blows out the candle 

on the birthday cupcakes that his friends t: 

baked for him. 



Joanna Downing, Charis Davidson, and 
Hannali Markette enjoy a time of fellow- 
ship during a dorm Christmas party in the 
Huston lounge 

This random group of students take a break 
Inini then t-onstniLlion, carpentry, and 
demohtion work at Vision for Missions 
to eat luntli on the streets of downtown 
DiMon on Martin Luther King, Jr Day. 


Bob Andrews 

Jonathan Bacon 

Stephen Bamett, Ph.D. 

Jim Barth 

Bernard Belisle, M.S. 

Donna Belisle 

Vance Berger 

Paul Bohne. Ph.D. 

Kari Bollant f 
Matt Bollant. M.S. 
Steve Bradshaw, Ph.D. 
Tracey Bridwell 


Diana Buttram 

John Carpenter, M.S. 

Valerie Castlen 

Jody Cheon 

Alan Corlew, M.A. 

Richard Cornelius, Ph.D. 

Adam Crownoble 

Winnie Davey 

Tom Davis 

Bryan Day 

Steve DeGeorge, Ed.D. 

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Leta Dyer 
Dan Evans 
David Fowler, JD, 
Ken Froemke, D.Phil. 

Marcia Froemke, M.M, 
Myra Goza 
Alice Gray 
Stefon Gray 

,Ian Green 

William Harle, Jr., M.A. 
Peter Held, Ed.D. 
Christopher Henderson 

Beth Hixson 
Tim Hostetler 
Beth Impson, Ph.D. 
Joel Johnson 

Paul .Johnson 
Vonnie Johnson 
Whit Jones, Ph.D. 
Ruth Kantzer, Ph.D. 

Dong Kennard, Th.D. 
William Ketchersid. Ph.D. 


Teresa King 

Pat Kinney 

Jim Kinser 

William Lav. DA. 

Sandra Leary 

Margie Legg 

Darlene Lestmann 

Phillip Lestmann, PhD, 

Janet Piatt 
Earl Reed, M.S. 
Melba Reed 
Clark Rose, Ph.D. 

Mark Sauve 
Philip Schroeder 
Judy Shetter 
Robert Simpson. Ph.D. 

Rodney Stoker 
Jennifer Travis 
Jack Traylor, Ph.D. 
Karin Traylor 

Kimberle Tuttle 
Jason Wasser 
Calvin White, Ph.D. 
Mel Wilhoit, D.M.A. 

Kurt Wise. Ph D 
Stephanie Wise 
Brenda Wooten 

Di. Livesay speaks to the mass of people 
at the unveiling of the William Jennings 
Bryan statue that occurred over Homecom- 
ing Weekend. 

Faculty/Staff g'f 

Faith Ammen 

Conner Armstrong 

Jonathan Bamett 

Erica Bekius 

Ehzabeth Beraandine 




Richard Berry 

Luke Booker 

Daniel Bosarge 

Ty Boshae 

Jason Bovvers 

MeUssa Brown 

Rhea Brown 

Cassie Bundy 

Crystal Cain 

Philip Carlisle 

James Carmichael 

Kaylin Carswell 

Katie Carver 

Jessica Chnstian 

Mary Clauson 


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Derek Dougherty, Jason Franklin, Mark Bryan College's own 21st century Rat 
Gllnes, and Kyle Pendergrass are on the Pack (Daniel Tannahill. James Carmi- 
prowl looking for some lucky ladies at the chaei, Taylor Hollingsworth, and Josh 

Homecoming Banquet. 


Courtright) attended the Homecoming 
Banquet this year. 

Elisabeth Cochrane 
Conine Cook 
Mindy Cook 
Joshua Courtright 
Rachel Crownoble 

Elisa Cruz 
Micah Culpepper 
Allison Cunningham 
William Darden 
Brandon Davidoff 

Julie Davis 
Matthew Davis 
Joseph Demme 
Megan Devaney 
Evan Dodd 

Stephanie Donato 
Derek Dougherty 
Anna Downer 
David Duncan 
Rosalind Ellis 

Elisa Cruz and Caroline McWeeney get 
into the spirit for Crazy Hat Day. 


Sarah Elmer 

Trisha Ewing 

Jenny Farmer 

Stephanie Fitzgerald 

Jason Frankhn 

WilHam Galbreth 

Kathleen Garrison 

Andrew Gilbert 

Sara Gilliam 

Hayley Gleason 

Andrew Glines 

Marc Glines 

Daniel Goetz 

Andrew Goggans 

Ashley Gray 

Tanya Gray 

Diana Guthrie 

Kelly Hardm 

Timothy Harris 

Katherine Harshman 

Kim Woody, Laura Neises, and Kyle 
Larson enjoy the Homecoming Ban- 


Joy Hartman 
Rachel Hathaway 
Winston Heam 
Erica Heffelmire 
Jason Henderson 

Matthew Hicks 
Nathan Hill 
Vliclieile Hines 
Justin Hipp 
Laurabeth Hixson 

Joy Holby 

Taylor Hollingsworth 
Nathan Home 
Lauren Hostetler 
Matt Housley 

Austin Hubbard 
Beci Huddleston 
Amy Hunt 
Elizabeth Jackson 
Rebecca Jackson 

Anna Downer and Ben Whitley smile 
for a picture during tlie Homecoming 


Courtney Jergins 

Haley Kaye 

Nicole Keef 

Kevin Keeley 

Andrea Key 

Melkam Kifle 
Todd Rline 

Emily Kopti 
Stephen Korpi 

Dallas Kreul 

Caroline McWeeney 
Kirsten Meberg 
Rachel Meek 
Aaron Menefee 
Brian Messer 

Thomas Midgette 
Zachary Milligan 
Melissa Milner 
Zachai7 Milota 
Lillian Moore 

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Flannery Moran 
Brett Myers 
Kristen Nachtwey 
Laura Neises 
Whitney Nelson 

Brandon Nicholson 
Heather O'Brien 
Salena Ortiz 
Andrew Pall 
Johnnv Parshall 

Brandon Nicholson, Brandon Davidoff, 
Elisa Cruz, and David Viilanueva trj' to 
look tough in spite of their crazy hats for 
Spirit Week. 


Kyle Pendergrass 
Micah Pepper 

Christine Phaneuf 

Jessica Phillips 

Sarah Phillips 

Stephanie Pickel 

Carlos Pielago 

Charles Plush 

Jason Poarch 

Brian Popovich 

Allyson Price 

Leah Puckett 

Bethel Ragland 

Kyle Rascher 

Danielle Rebman 

Michael Reneau 
Robin Renfroe 
Emily Ricketts 

Katherine Rieth 

More crazy hats for Spirit Week! Emily 
White, Elisa Cruz, Rebecca Jackson. 
Rosalind Ellis, Sharalyn Schmidt, and 
Lindsey Matlock show some school spirit 
for this picture. 


1 Brittany Rodriguez 
Melissa Rogener 
Kathiyn Romeo 
Freya Ross 
Bryan Rudolph 

Whitney Russell 
Matthew Samsel 
Zachary Scheller 
Rebecea Schlomann 
Sharalvn Schmidt 

Liesl Schoenhals 
Jeffrey Schumacher 
Jeffrey Schwenke 
'\my Scripka 
Dana Seeley 

Winston Hearn and Hilary Tullbcrg take 
a break from making toys at Santa's 
Workshop to come to the Christmas 


Diego Senn 

Samantha Smith 

Sarah Stafford 

Rebecca Stanfield 

Joshua Stone 

Rachel Stuckey 

Daniel Tannahill 

Daniel Taylor 

Ryan Taylor 

Kyle Terry- 

Ryan Traub 

Allason Turner 

Christopher Tuttle 

Sarah Udvari 

Sarah Urie 

Emily Vandemark 
David Villanueva 

Brittany McGehee performs in tlie Hilltop 
Players fall production of Little Women. 


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Stephanie Wade 
David Wallen 
Jana Watson 
Megan Watson 
Marl< Welch 

Rachel Welch 
Emily White 
Samuel White 
Benjamin Whitley 
E\an Wiley 

Candice Willmore 
Kimberly Woody 
Vicki Woody 
Kori Wright 
Deborah Zulli 


Ryan Agens 

Deborah Angove 

Demi Bardsley 

Katharine Barham 

Laura Barton 

Erin Becker 

David Beisner 

Jasmean Benford 

Andra Branson 

Charlotte Brown 

Jonathan Bryant 
Timothy Cadillac 
Benjamin Cairns 

Wesley Callihan 
Jillian Carr 

Katrina Courtright 

Jason Cox 

Timberiy Cox 

Amanda Crouch 

Melodv Dobler 

Joanna Downing 

Christopher Ediger 

Ryan Famey 

Caleb Fendrich 

Niles Fleet 

f^ People 

Michelle Friesen 
Timothy Furnanz 
Tyler Gay 
David Gehring 
Andrew Gonzalez 

Glenn Gray 
Philip Gray 
Kristin Green 
Ann Grisham 
William Grones 

Paul Gutaeker 
Allison Hendrix 
Rodrick Holland 
Jacqueline Holuhz 
Jessica Hundley 

Kevin Klay 
Lawrence Laplue 
Paul Laskowske 
Josh Legg 
Jessica Long 

As the evening progresses, these girls 
make their way around the room and have 
a quick second to snap a photo. Demi 
Bardsley and Jennilee Elliot are ready to 
take on the night in New York City. 

eifK are always hoping for 
Parks is ready for it, even in 


Elisabeth Mangum 

Hannah Markette 

Misty Martin 

Leanne McDaniel 

Laura McFadden 

John Miller 

Danielle Mitchell 

Justyn Mitchell 

Jeremy Moore 

Julie Morton 

Aaron Mowery 

Corrie Nash 

Joanne Olson 

Da\id Park 

Klyle Parks 

Anthony Patton 

Kellie Patton 

Joshua Pool 

Paige Ratzlaff 

Jared Reitnauer 

Chuck Rose 

">^ People 

Sophomore Homecoming Court repre- 
sentatives Jeremy Moore and Jolinny 
Miller looli snazzy before tlie photo-op 
in their cool suits. 

Katie Rosenbaum 
Justin Smitli 
Matthew Smith 
Roy Smith 
Shane Stem 

Aaron Stocks 
Adam Swope 
Rachel Tortolani 
Joel Trigger 
Felipe Vallejo 

Regina Van Gorkom 
William Wade 
Kyle Wagley 
Trenton Walker 
Jennifer Watson 

Kyle Wigington 
Zachary Williams 
Katrina Wise 
Lindsay Woods 
Kyle Woodworth 


Lesley Artois 
Jonathan Bailes 

Sam Barrick 
Christina Bern 

Natalie Best 

Hannah Bizzoco 

Michael Boling 

Benjamin Brown 

Sarah Brown 

Courtney Bumhani 

Natalie Campbell 

Rebecca Carpenter 

Robert Carter 

Emily Cook 

Heather Couch 

Robin Cruver 

Kami Cunningham 

Charis Davidson 

Justin Deweese 

Sarah Dingus 

/S* People 

Betsy Halvorson and Heather Couch 
enjoy the spectacle of people tning to 
dunk Matt Benson, director of spiritual 
life formation. 

Brian Edgerton 
Brittany Fawcett-Lowe 
Gabriel Fisher 
Brian Fitzgerald 
Samuel Forrester 

Katie Fridsma 
Laura Furlough 
Sheryl Graham 
Erin Gray 
Jennifer Hale 

Sally Kelley 

Rebecca Ketterer 

Ross Lee 

Kara Livesay 

Richard Llewellyn 

Brandon Love 

Jonathan Lucas 

Holli Mancini 

Matthew May 

Crystal McCIure 

Lacy Mellon 

Emily Meznar KS 

Stephanie Miller 

Karen Mishler 

Kimberly Mishow 

Sara Mowery 

Elizabeth Myers 

Will Newman 

Laura Nev\port 

Samantha Niezwaae 

Christopher Pellerin 

Bethany Perseghetti 

Audrey Porter 

John Schindler 

Junior Abby Humphrey goes up for the 
block to help lead the Lady Lions to 
another win. 



Nathan Schmidt 
Amanda Sherrin 
Christina Simmerman 
RJ Smith 
Jerome Stancil 

■1 Beth Starbuck 
Ben Stewart 
Allison Strohm 
David Sutton 
Eddie Swafford 

Daniel Tomyn 
Rebekah Tooley 
Jared Tyser 
Jeremy Vineyard 
Nathaniel Wagner 

Brendon Witte 
Gerry Woodworth 
Joy Wright 
Bonnie-Marie Yager 
George Young 

Robert Carter doing his best to dodge the 
incoming crowd for the daily lunch rush. 


Ashley Abercrombie 

Billy Anaya 

Julie Bailey 

Elizabeth Barrett 



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Liz Beaty 

Paula Beaver 

Emily Bergandine 

Craig Biddy 

Megaii Black 

Cynthia Blanton 

Cheiyl Bohanan 

Krista Bondurant 

Mitchell Bower 
Michelle Breiiner 

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Jen I^^^^^^'Kari Hardin understand 
that ifyoucan'tmakeitto graduate school, 
there is always the possibility of pursuing 
professional modeling. And ifall else fails, 
there is a chance you will make it into a 
Bryan College brochure. 

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Ken Buckles 
Rachel Chaulklin 
Christen Conrad 
Ashley Criswell 

Sara Davis 
David Deuth 
Keelan Diehi 
Heather Dreiling 


all know thapsmiprt'aKvays need girls in 
order to have a good time at a Bi-yan College 
banquet. But it's still good to have them 
around just in case of emergenoy. 

Kimberlee Storey, Mary Gleason, Hudson Ellis, Kari Hardin, and Christen Conrad. 
If you don't, agree with the Tyrant; beat him until he resigns. 


Emily Goodge enjoys the fruits of India 
during a Fall Break for Change trip. 

Mark Livesay signs up for the senior 
Savannah, Georgia. 


Matt Henderson carries the BC flag to the 
Bryan vs. Covenant soccer game to help 
cheer our boys to victory. 

Heather Dreiling and Christen Conrad com- 
memorate their tlnai Homecoming Banquet. 

Wkat WiU You Do 
After ym^f^dUdlB? 

Go to C^m^ui^te- School? 13% 
Seek Employment? 91% 
Get A^^i^r^? 62%) 
ITravel Somwhere? 65% 

Other? 17% 


Christine Freed 

Jamie Gaskin 

JD Geib 

Mindy Gentry 

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Rachel Gentrv 


Mary Gleason 

Thiago Goncalves 

Lauren Goodge 


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Susanna Gordon 
Shameka Green 
Lindsey Guerra 
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Mattliew Henderson 

Aaron Henningsen 

Elinor Hillyer 

Ashlev Hixson 


Crystal Hoover 
Ashley Johnson 
Ronnie Jones 
Brook Julias 






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Jennifer Kuykendall 
Jonathan Little 
Mark Livesay 
Justin Lonas 

Dayna Lovins 
Ben Marshall 
Rhonda Martin 
Havden McCov 

Brittany McCuiston 
T.J. McKinney 
Lmily M.eier 
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lemembering the many memories she 

Wfuvt do you kiww nmv o/s a i^mxn- 
tkatymi wi/Utyou koA. knxmm a^ a. jresdiAMOAt? 

"The Uhraryis actually open!" 

- Brittany McCuiston 

"You are not the devil if you use all your class cuts." 

- Mark Livesay 

"I should have Ueptmore; pulling all nighters aren't worth it." 

- Jessica Reed 

"Cherish your frieneU; they are some of the best friends that 
you will make in your life." 

- Dayna Lovins 

"You don't have to do absolutely eveiy single k&mewvrk. assignment for every 
single class. Perfection isn't required; you just have to do well, and sometimes pefec- 
tion in homework assignments isn't as important a maintaining sanity." 

- Matt Henderson 



Fall Break. 




Ashlie Parker 

Rebecca Parker 

Ginny Pellum 

Elijah Peters 

Luke Peters 

Drew Phillips 

Cliristine Pratt 

James Punches 

Jessica Reed 

Tamniie Roberts 

Tara Robinson 

Glade Smith 



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Blakeley Spe 

Ben Marshall and Rob Palmer believe that 
it's never too late and you arc never too old 
to ride a tricycle - of course always under 
the supervision of an adult. Crystal Hoover 
in this case. 



Anna Squires 
Timothy St. John 
Ceren Stone 
Kimberlee Storey 

Aubree Sullivan 
Julie Thompson 
Lauren Turner 
Jarrell Waggoner 

Andrea Walker 
Rachel Ware 
Melia WaiTen 
Laura Watlington 

inity Wood 
Lindsey Youngren 



■ Goals 

Anew cross-country team, nationally-ranked 
men's soccer and women's basketball teams 
- it's just business as usual for the mighty 
Bryan Lions. Our athletic programs strive for 
and achieve excellence, while at the ^^Atl/B 
time seeking to glorify Christ above all. Even 
with so many different abilities and personali- 
ties, success is possible because we are aiming 

forther^uR^ goals. 


Sophomore setter Kathryn Rawle\ hits 
the ball over her opponent's block during 
a home game. 

Junior guard Jessica Colvin scans the court 
for an opening against Covenant. The Lady 
Lions went on to win the game against their 
archrivals. 61-58. 

Senior Jorge Vallejo worlvs on getting past 
an opponent during a home match. "This 
year's season has been one of many ups 
and some downs, but even more than that, 
one where we ha\'e learn to come together 
as a team to lift each other up. This year 
was not only about soccer but about the 
relationships that through soccer we were 
able to form and which we will maintain 
forever," Vallejo said. 


A team that once made history 



Thirty years ago, a team of 1 3 runners made 
Bryan histoiy. The cross country team's victoiy at 
the 1975 NCCAACross Country National Cham- 
pionship clinched Bryan's first national sports 
award. Fading out in the early 90s, Biyan has 
been without a cross countiy team - until now. 

This past winter, interested and eager alumni 
fiom the 1975 team proposed to Rodney Stoker the idea 
of reviving Bi^an College's lost sport. Stoker accepted the 
position in November and was working full-time at Bryan by 
January 2005. 

While already beginning to run with interested students 
from Bryan, Stoker ventured outside the college to seek out 
other potential runners. In doing so, he discovered Daniel Goetz 
a freshman who has proved to be a vital asset to the team. 
Freshman Jason Poarch remembers "seeing Daniel in the 
front of the pack and being able to cheer him on because 
he was winning." "It was enjoyable to identify with him 
and be thankful before my God that I had the ability to run 
with such great runners," Poarch said. 

The team this year consisted of eight men and five 
women who all proved themselves well. The men's team took 
fifth in both the region and conference. The women placed ninth 
in regionals. 

Copy by Renee Heberlig 


The women's team anticipates tlie start of 
the race at Covenant College. 


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"Tlie most challenging parts of the season weie workouts at 
7 AM and nmning the course here at Biyan." 

--Freshman Kyle Rascher 

"As we bcgni to build our program back to the level it once 
reached. I hope to get there soon and go even further. We 
ha\e a great liaining environment and our administration is 
\ePt supportive." 

-Coach Rodney Stoker 

"Next year I know they have potential to he good. [Coach 
Stoker] is a good recruiter." ..% 

— .lunior Belluuiie Kay 

Cross Country ■ Cross Country ■ Cross Country 


Freshman Daniel Goetz, the leading inale 
runner on the team, strides ahead of a 
Covenant competitor. Seen here racing at 
Berry College in Rome, Georgia, Goetz 
later placed 10th in the Region XXII race 
and 1 74th at Nationals. 

Varsity Cross Country 



Sewanee Invite 12 


UTC Opener 8 


Overhill Invitational I 


Bi^yan Invite 2 


Mountain Top Classic NA 


Southeast Classic 21 


AAC & Regional XII Champs 5 


NAIA National Championships NA 


At the homecommg banquet senior Lydia 
Pcrsson, junior Bethanie May.juniorNatalie 
Campbell, senior GinnyPelluni, and junior 
Beth Starbuck act like they are always on 
the run. This run is similar to their normal 
finishing order. 

Gross Country" 

Taking the field by storm 


Hundreds of fans, flags blowing in 
the wind, cheers of encouragement heard 
for miles: that is the typical scene of a Bryan 
soccer game. And this year our men in red 
and white have given us a reason to shout 
louder and longer than ever. Game after 
game, win after win. the Lions kept push- 
ing onward toward the goal, and succeeded 
in winning 15 of their first 23 games and 
tying yet another. Adxersity waited around 
every corner this season. Katrina held 
numerous difficulties. Cancelled games 
and endangered fellow soccer players left 
our team gameless and worried. Injuries are 
always a part of the game, but nonetheless 
an obstacle to be overcome. Bryan's game 
against Rio Grande claimed 5 starters in 
one game alone. But through it all our boys 
emerged victorious, all could see that. 
Six of our players were named to the 
AAC All-Conference teams. Four were 
named to the NCCAA All Mid-East 
Region team. Bryan forward Manoel 
Silva was named the NCCAA Division 
1 Mid-East Region soccer player of the year for 
2005. Three men were named to the 2005 NAIA 
All-Region teams. Tim Franklin. Craig Biddy, and 
Felipe Vallejo were all named scholar-athletes as 
well. Even our beloved Coach Zensen was named 
the NCCAA All Mid-East Region Coach of 
the Year. The Bryan Lions have seen it all 
they have done it all, they have con- 
quered it all. God has truly smiled at 
their season this year. We pray that we 
will see even better seasons in the years 
to come. I have no doubt we will. 

Copy by Robin Cruver 

, --* I 

Lion starters group together before the much- 
anticipated Covenant soccer game. E\er>' 
student's eyes were fixed to the field as the 
two teams battled to a 2-2 tie. This Scot in 
the Lions' Den did not fare as well as the 
famous Daniel. These Lions refused to shut 
their mouths as Brvan, with one swift mo\e. 
claimed its place as king of the field. The 
men's soccer team defeated Covenant 3-2, 
forever ensuring this night's place in the 
student body's memory. 


"My thanks go to Coach Zensen and Papa Pakner for let- 
ting us join you as we have created four years of lasting 

lOr Rob Palmer 


"Obviously one of the greatest games was against Cov- 
enant, but even better than that was the song: WE BEAT 

—Senior Beto Villami- : (Co-Captain) 

"This year was my best year out of the four bemuse 
at the end no matter the score 1 can say that I^lade 
some good friends fei ^^^ 
-Senior Jon 

Soccer ■ Soccer ■ Soccer ■ Soccer ■ Soccer ■ 

Varsity Men 

's Soccer 







ACC 7 




Asbury 4 


Mid-Con. 3 




Brevard 2 




Montreat 3 




TN Wes. 4 





VA Int. 





Montreat 3 





VA Int. 2 





Bethel 1 


Bryan forward Manoel Silva ( ! 0), dribbles 
the ball downfield followed closely by an 
Asbury opponent. Silva and his teammates 
pounded Asbury 4-0 during the homecom- 
ing game: one for all the alumni cheering 
on their favorite Lions. 

Men's Soccei 

"I thiiik I can speak for all the girls when 1 say that we 
won't easily forget Coach's stragetic planning: 'See the 
little white thing? Put it between the pipes!!!'" 
-Freshman Beci Huddleston 

"Til ne\'er forget about this season the intensity with which 
we played. We were young and in;. -.'rienced so we weren't 
expected to do well, but we never l.",j'. c up in ?" "^at we 

played. Many teams would have llieir benches lull of peop. ' 
they would keep subbing in and oui .> . .>. e would only have os: . 
or two subs so most girls played i; i .liue 90 minutes. We never 
gave up tho'Ut'ii and we would On' .ii each game fighting." 
-aophomc! :, Raixina Courtright 

"I learned for the first time why I play the game. God does not 
call us to success: he calls us to faithfialness. and he just wants 
us to praise him always, even in the stonns We had a hard 
season, but it taught me that people are the most important 
things in life, and the love I have for ray te.iinmates will for- 
ever be proof of me learning that this season." 
-Freshman Jana Watson 


^'■o'-X "^ 

Soccer ■ Soccer 

Soccer ■ Soccer 


Junior Audrey Porter shows her slide- 
tackling skill as she takes the ball from 
her opponent, and manages to bring her 
down, too. 


K-ceper Heather Couch, a junior, punts 
the ball as her teammates, freshmen ,lana 
Watson, Allison Cunningham, and Stepha- 
nie Wade, run to leeieve it. 



Varsity Soccer 















Montreal 3 




S. Wes. 1 




TN Wes. 




Brescia 1 








Playing for an audience of One 


This season was a challenge from the vei7 start. The team as 
a whole was young, but was detemiined to fight through any 
obstacle that they faced. It was a year of laying foundations for 
a successful program. Though the record may give the impres- 
sion of a disappointing season, the unity and determination of 
the team suggests otherwise. "The scores of our games and our 
record don't reflect this team's character," says Coach Mark 

Growing together in their game and in their spirituality, every 
player displayed her passion for the sport and her ability to work 
together and build friendships. Sophomore Katrina Courtright 
said, "We were very tight-knit. On away trips as we were riding 
in the vans each player would tell her testimony or life story. 
We also were divided up into small groups; some met just at 
the beginning, some met for the entire season, but those also 
helped us get to know each other veiy well." 

i^ This team had a desire to compete and a strong will to 

press on. They knew the reputations of the other teams 

they faced, yet they stayed with it and played their 

best. Their major goal, as it should be 

for all of us, was to 

'■^' do everything and 

'•■i»fc&g-.^a^.^---«w« MfM» ^ -4-, r-.a» — play gach game for 

God as a spiritual 
act of worship. "Record-wise, we had a rough season, but 
spiritually, we all grew more than we would have ever 
imagined," said Freshman Jana Watson. 

Copy by Steph Donato 

Senior Renee Delmotte weaves through 
her opponents while sophomore Katrina 
Courtright and freshman Jana Watson run 
behind her for backup. 

Women's Soccen^ 

"With a veiy young team, the volleyball team competed 
well in all of our games tliroughout the year. With so many 
returners, the future looks bright for us." 

-Freshmen Kavlin Carswell 

''Despite many obstacles, this year has been such a charac- 
ter building year for the team and nvself '' ' ' -ird to 
seeing how the future teams ai i '■ ■- • .ege will do.' 

- .or Kim Barlow 

"This volleyball season we had the athletic abiljliy, we had the 
talent, and ne had the mental toughness thatj^s needed to play 
at our best. I don't think our record retlcctsall of the vakiable 
things that we learned this season or all of the fitn times we had 
together.. ..but there is always next year." 

-Sophomore Leah White 

■ Volleyballl ■ Volleyball ■ Volleyball ■ Volleyball 

Senior Kim Barlow returns a ball 
hit by a Brevard player 



Varsity Volleyball 











TN Temple 










Bethel 2 


VA Int. 


















Martin Meth. 


Clearwater 2 







Mid-Anier. 3 








Webber 1 


UVA-Wise 1 








VA Int. 


Montreat 1 








Playing with heart 


The 2005 volleyball team and Coach Leo Sayles had high goals 
and expectations for the season. The program received the 2005 AVCA 
(American Volleyball Coaches Assocation) Academic Team award in 
August, one of only 23 NAIA programs to be recognized. The team 
hoped to build both academic and athletic success. 

Although the team did not reach its preseason goal, they still 
played hard, worked hard, and were very competitive throughout the 
season. Injuries and the youth of the team, along with a tougher sched- 
ule, were key factors that led to the team's II -24 record. However, the 
Lady Lions still qualified for the AAC tournament, eventually losing a 
hard-fought playoff game to regular season champion Brevard. 

As a whole, the team was stronger in just about every area than 
last year, they learning to play with a large contingent of players, a new 
setter, and new leadership. 

The play in key home wins against Tennessee Temple at 

Homecoming, rival Covenant College, and Tennessee Wesleyan on 

Senior night showed that the Lions were capable of playing with the 

will to win. This gives hope to next year's team and the future of the 

program. The team as a whole had to overcome many outside obstacles 

that had a direct effect on the season. The players rallied around each 

other when their team faced difficult situations. Even though the Lady 

Lions did not bring home the Champions of Character award this year, 

their character on and off the court was tremendous; many coaches 

from other teams expressed their respect and 

appreciation for the Lady Lions of Bryan 


Anew recanting class and 
the experience gained by the current 
class gives the team high hopes for 
the 2006 season as well. 

Copy by Jerome Standi 

Even after a tough loss, the Lady Lions 
still show character by thanking the Lord 
for the game. 


#- — - 


il Ife 

"I thought that overall we had a great season. I really enjoyed 
playing with all the girls and am going to miss them very 
much. It was disappointing for the season to end in such a hard 
loss, but i am proud of all we accomplished, and I know that 
next year they will do even better." 

-Senior Lacey Swanson 

'1 thought that we had a great season and we pulled together as 
a team even through adversity. We are definitely going to miss 
the loss of our senior, Lacey. but I'm really excited about next 
year because we are going to have the talent and experience 
that can help us to be one of the top teams in the nation." 

-Junior Jessica Colvin 

"The National Tournament was an amazing time. Knowing 
that you are one of the top teams in the nation aod being able 
to play against top ranked teams was an awe^^iiie experience. 
I'm glad 1 am part of such an ama/iiiL' group of girls and 
coaching staff." 

-Freshman Ashley Gray 

Basketball ■ Basketball ■ Basketball ■ Basketball i 

Junior Brittany Swanson takes on a Cov- 
enant Scot in a well-fought battle. The battle 
was won and Covenant was defeated once 
again by the Lady Lions. 

Junior Sarah CoHman displays her defen 
sive abilities and has contributed a great dea 
to the success of the Lady Lions during this 
2005-2006 season. 


Women's Varsity Basketball 

Conference games 


Them Us 


Covenant 61 

58 King 62 


King 54 

68 VI 78 


VI 64 

56 Covenant 69 


Brevard 58 

62 Brevard 67 


Montreal 79 

58 Montreal 69 


Union 69 

46 Union 74 


Bluefield 79 

62 Bluefield 79 



51 UVAWise74 


Milligan 69 

53 Milligan 62 


TNWeslv. 68 

66 TN Wesiv. 67 


Playing with the goal in mind 


The women's varsity basketball 
team had another exciting year 
of victory after victory. They 
ended with an overall record 
of 26-8 and a record of 1 7-3 in 
the AAC. The Lady Lions had 
some exciting games this year 
that resulted in victories. They 
beat Lee University, a 7th-ranked 
NAIA Division I team, early in 
the season. The Lions also beat 
Covenant twice, both home 
and away. During a tourna- 
ment in Florida, the Lions beat 
8th-ranked team. Black Hills 
State and took second in that 
^; tournament competing against 
six ranked teams. The term that 
best describes this year's Lady 
Lions team is victorious. These 
ladies left a mark on Bryan basket- 
ball history this year as they won 
their first game at Nationals against 
Bethel, making the Sweet 1 6 at the 
NAIA national tournament for the first 
time in Bryan histoiy This was the 
Lions' third straight year to make it to 
the NAIA national tournament. With the 
close of the year, the ladies were ranked 4th 
in NCCAA and 17th in the NAIA. There 
were also several significant individual 
\ ' awards for the Lady Lions. Brittany 
Swanson was named AAC player of 
the year and Sarah Coffman was named 
first team All-Conference. Kellie Thurman was 
named third team All-Conference. These three 
all made the NCCAA Mideast region team, with 
Brittany Swanson as the Mideast player of the 
year and Coach Bollant was chosen as the Mideast 
Coach for the year. Other honorable mentions go 
to Amanda Davidson, Lacy Mellon, and Lacey 
Swanson, who were on the All-Academic 
Team for AAC. 

Copy by Betsy Halvorson 

The Lady Lions unite for a toucli of inspira- 
tion from Coach Bollant who makes ahabit 
of leading the team in prayer. 

Women's Basketballs^ 

"These are two of my favorite Coach quotes: 
T oiiK' ha\e one word for you guys, Creative comunication' 
and 'geez flippin' peas guys, do you even loiow what day 
of the week it is?'" 

-Junior Tyler Cooke 

"My motto for this season and for my entire career can be 
summed up in two pbirases... You can't score unless you 
shoot, and you miss 100% of the shots you never take," 

-Senior Jonathan Little 

"Basketball here has been extremely fulfilling because of the 
hard work that we put in e\ cryday Although we didn't experi- 
ence the kind of success we were planning on, We found it in 
other ways. We were a tight jjroup of gu_\ s that gave it our all 
and had fun doing it." .. 

-Senior Nick Hansen 

Basketball ■ Basketball ■ Basketball ■ Basketball i 



Junior Versell Wells drives to the basket 
during a home game as senior Jonathan 
Little watches. 

Junior Versell Wells plays tough defense 
while Junior Tyler Cooke waits, ready to 
help if needed. 

Men's Varsitv Basketball 


ce games 





Covenant 71 


King 67 


King 78 


VI 73 


VI 71 


Covenant 58 


Brevard 66 


Brevard 75 


Montreal 69 


Montreal 7 1 


Union 65 


Union 63 


Bluefield 79 


Bluetleld 94 






Milliean 90 


Milliean 78 


TKl \\/m:h, fin 


TXI W,>cK; 7^ 



Never Losing Heart 

This year's men's basketball team got off to a 
slow start. Their season was crippled by some 
big losses early in the season. The team finished 
w ith a 14-15 record and a 10-10 record in the 
\ppalachian Athletic Conference. Towards 
the middle of the season, the team picked 
up and had a three-game sweep against 
Milligan College, Tennessee Temple 
University, and Tennessee Wesleyan. 
These victories closed the season 
and gave the Lions something to be 
proud of Coach Rekoske, second 
year coach, says that he "was 
pleased how this team worked, 
especially from the midpoint 
of the season and on. They 
came together and did some 
good things especially towards 
the end of the year." Several of 
the Biyan Lions recieved honor- 
able awards this year. Seniors Nick 
Hansen, Jonathan Little, and junior 
Versell Wells all received All-Confer- 
ence and All-Region recognition. Hansen 
was also an All-Defensive Team selection. 
To round off the 2005-2006 season, Coach 
Rekoske concludes that "we return a good 
nucleus of players but will need some signifi- 
cant contributions from this year's recruiting 
class if they will make a run at the league title 
next year. The team will continue to strive for 
Christ-centered excellence in the fijture." 

Copy by Betsy Halvorson 

Junior Tyler Cooke and sophomore Jeremy 
Givens anticipate a rebound against Cov- 
enant College. 


Junior Ben Wharton swings, knocking the ball out of reach 
lonu enough to bring a player home. 

Sophomore Brad Stames nonchalantly rounds second after 
launching the ball over the fence for a homerun. 

Stephen Korpi concentrates on the game as he waits for the pitch. 

Baseball ■ Baseball ■ Baseball ■ Baseball 

>, >^»*rJS"' 

w^: ^. ^'i.j' 


Will Stokes throws the ball past the 
batter and lands it safely in the mitt of 
the catcher. 

Drew Friedrich 
slams the ball into 
the outfield, giving 
his teammates time 
to round the bases 
and score for the 
Bryan Lions. 

^(C?? Sports 







Us Thein 

Us Them 

Us Them 




Atlanta 7 




10 Montreat 



Bluefield 9 3 



Christian 14 





6 4 




Indiana 5 



13 King 



Virginia 8 7 




Wesleyan 7 





Intemiont 5 4 







5 Brevard 



Tennessee 1 2 




Toccoa 1 1 






Wesleyan 3 9 



Falls 12 




3 Lee 



TN Temple 6 




Union 4 






10 7 










UVA-Wise 6 4 



Take me out to the ball game 


A 23-24 record may seem mediocre to some, but the near .500 
mark was a great sign of things to come for Bryan College's burgeoning 
baseball program in 2006. 

The Lions more than doubled their 10-win total from 2005 and 
nearly won more games in the 2006 season than in each of the past three 
seasons combined. 

"If we can keep the same focus next season, we can count on 
greater success," said Lion head coach Joel Johnson, who noted that 
his team showed great improvement in all areas of the game. 
Headlining the Lions' season was a 7-11 
mark in the hotly-contested 1 0-team 
Appalachian Athletic Conference. 

The Lions swept season series 
from both Virginia Interment College 
and Bluefield College, a first in team history since 
the program's rebirth in 2003, and naiTOwly missed 
- ?^ sweeping another season series from Brevard College. The 
7-1 1 mark earned the Lions a seventh-place seeding in the AAC 
tournament, their highest seed to date, where they fell to Union Col- 
lege and Brevard in back-to-back games. 

The loss to Union, the tournament's second-seeded team, was par- 
ticularly tough to swallow. The back-and-forth contest featured five lead 
changes with Union winning 10-9 in the tenth inning. 

Biyan also earned a second seed in the National Christian Col- 
lege Athletic Association MidEast Regional tournament based on their 
regular season record. 

Several players had notable performances during the 2006 season. 
Taylor Hasty earned the Appalachian Athletic Conference Pitcher of the 
Week Award on April 1 8, the first pitcher in Bryan College histoiy to 
receive this award. Senior second baseman Elijah Peters led the team at 
the plate, batting .356 with tlve home runs, 53 hits and 38 RBIs. Sopho- 
more Brad Stames had a breakout season starting in left field, batting 
.345 with five home mns, 48 hits and 37 RBIs, and junior first baseman 
Drew Freidrich also hit five home runs and drove in 35 RBIs. Juniors 
Wharton and Jeremy Deal each pounded out 53 hits. The center fielder 
Wharton led the team in runs scored with 43, while the shortstop Deal 
led the team's regulars in batting average with a .390 mark. 

The Lions lose a pair of four-year starters in Peters and pitcher 
Taylor Hasty next season but return a solid nucleus that should challenge 
for the AAC crown in the years to come. 

The team heads off the field after the 
game, congratulating each other for a 
haid effort. 


"I very much enjoyed playing rugby. I never got a chance 
to play organized football in high school, so this was my 
chance to play a fun, full contact sport. I just love hitting 
people at full force." 

—Senior Evan Myers 

"Rugby reminds nae of wrestling steers back oij:the ranch in 
Nebraska, except I have to w ear really short sJrorts." 

fSeiiior Cjlade Smith 

Intramural Sports ■ Intramural Sports ■ Intramural Sports 

Matt Joss carries the rugby ball to the goal 
line while teammates, Steve Omcr and 
Jason Franklin, scrimmage against him. 

Senior men's football team watches 
Luke Peters as he makes a plan of 
attack for their next play. The fac- 
ulty ended up finishing first thisyear 
for men's intramural football, « ith 
the Juniors coming in second. For 
women's football, the seniors came 
in first and the freshman second. 



Co-Ea TeaiTi 8 
Men s Team 2 


Girls Seniors 
Guys Faculty 


Girls Juniors 
Giiys Faculty 

Intramural Sports 

Frisbee:Team 4 
Soccer:Team 1 

Ping-pong: Mark Livesay 

Pool: .lames Cannichae! 

Overall Class 

1st Place- Seniors 
6386 points 

2nd Place - Juniors 
5536 points 

3rd Place - Freshmen 
5130 points 

Intramural sports 
provide entertainment 


Some serious rugby was introduced to Bryan Col- 
ege this year. The team was put together by a few guys 
w ho had hopes to play collegiate rugby. Now, any young 
fellow at Bryan College has the opportunity to play at 
this collegiate level. It was the team's first year in the 
Division 3 Midsouth Rugby Union, which is part of 
USA Rugby. Steve Omer says that "Bryan College 
is the smallest school to have an officailly registered 
Rugby team under USA Rugby in all of Collegiate Rugby 
in the nation." Senior, Steve Omer, served as the captain and 
president of the team during the 2005-06 year. In the fall, the 
team had the opportunity to match up with Lee, Chattanooga, UT, 
Sewanee, and Hiawassee. Bryan finished fourth out of six teams 
in their matrix. In the spring, Bryan played against Lee, Sewanee, 
Jackson State, Kennesaw State, and Tennessee Tech. By the end 
of the year, seniors Steve Omer and TJ McKinney were chosen to 
play on a Lee All-Star team against Division 3 National Champions, 
Furman University. Co-captain, Jonathan Lucas, will soon take over 
as the captain and president for the 2006-07 year. The Bryan Col- 
lege rugby team appreciates the support and interest that they have 
been able to gain on campus. They look forward to gaining more 
support from the school and from those interested in the program. 
Next year's captain, Jonathan Lucas says, "No helmets, no pads, 
no problems." The Bryan student body looks forward with great 
anticipation to see how the mgby program advances over the next 
couple of years." 

Copy by Betsy Halvorson 

Brittany Swanson takes some time away 
from basketball to exercise her volleyball 
skills during the tall intramural volleyball 
season. There was great participation this 
year with a total of nine co-ed teams and 
six men's teams. Mrs. Jerri Morgan says, 
"It was great to see the enthusiasm and 
high rate of participation through the year. 
The competitiveness in each sport added 
to the fun as well as maintaining good 


Behind-the-Scenes Fans and Athletic Trainers 


The Bryan College Athletic Training Education 
Program (ATEP) is now in its second year with 
flill CAAHEP (Commission on Accredita- 
tion of Allied Health Education Programs) 
accreditation status. The ATEP has undergone 
many challenges in the past 10 months. At the 
beginning of the 2005-2006 school year, Mike 
Weller departed from the program as the Program 
Director. His responsiblities were passed on to both 
Josh Porter and Christy Rodenbeck who were named the 
Interim Co-Program Directors. As Head Athletic Trainer, Jeff 
Longenecker also took on some of these responsibilities. Josh 
Porter says that "while the faculty /staff of the ATEP shared 
the responsibilites, the growth and progression in 2005-2006 
is due largely to the athletic training students." The senior 
athletic trainers have taken on the responsibility to encour- 
age underclassmen to continue to believe in the AT program 
despite the obvious changes that have and continue to take 
place. The very unique aspect of the Bryan College Athletic 
Training Department is their trust in God to lead the program. 
Mike Weller's vision from 8-9 years ago was that this pro- 
gram would be led by God. Because of how Weller led the 
program, and how he left it, it is much to his credit that this 
truth stands true. As many changes occur in the next couple 
months, with the departure of Porter, Longenecker, and Marci 
Wulf, the progamwill remain strong. Josh Porter says that 
the fiiture of the program is that "students will be equipped 
to become Certified Athletic Trainers to help influence 
and shape the lives of the next generation of Christian 
servants and God will continue to be glorified." 

Copy by Betsy Halvorson 

Senior Tara Robinson stretches junior 
Ben Wliarton before baseball practice 
while atheletic trainer Josh Porter care- 
fully instructs. 

^ Training 




"With regards to leaving this year, I'm definitely very sad 
to go. As I keep telling ever>'one, I've been here four years 
now, I had to graduate sometime. But seriously, the thing I 
love about atliletic training is that we are a small program 
and very tight. We really are a family. The bonds of friend- 
ship go way beyond the walls of Bryan College. 1 believe 
that Bryan has g^en me much more than I could ever give 
back. Thanks./ \ 

- Jeff Longenecker 

"I love to interact with people whether it is athletics, 
athletip training students, or family/staff. The people at 
Bryan iGollege make my job great. It has been a blessing 
to be a part of the lives of so many dear saints for the past 
two years." 

- Josh Porter 

"My time at Bryan College has been great. I hate to leave 
so soon, but I'm moving to be with my husband, who is in 
the Army, and stationed at Ft.- Bennipg, Georgia." 

. - - Marci Wulf 

Athletic Training ■ Fans ■ Athletic Training 


Fresliman Taylor HoUingsworth and friends 
^ proved to be great fans this year by adding 
enthusiasm andexcitementwith their upbeat 
dnim tunes at many soccer games. 

Senior Tara Robinson and AT Josh Hotter 
take a look at Katrina Courtright's head 
after a bad injury during a home game. 

Bryan College willingly unites to compete 
once again against Covenant College for 
a woman's basketball game. The fans are 
never lacking at such events. 

Athletic Training/Fanfl^^ 


■ Interests 

In many cases, our closest friends are 
the ones with whom we have something in 
common. The various organizations at Bryan 
bring together different people who care about 
the ii^VKKV^issues or pursue similar hobbies. 
Whether it's serving on SGA, writing for the 
Triangle, singing in the Chorale, ministering 
through PCI, or even just living in the dorms, 
where would we be without these common 


Senior Minister to Women Cr>'stal Hoover 
partal^es in a liealihy portion of the cotton 
candy provided by SGA for the carnival to 
welcome the new freshmen to Brvan. 


With the incredible raking and landscaping 
done by Amanda Held and Mrs. Karen 
Randen, Lake Forest Ranch in Mississippi 
has never looked better! 

PCI ckibTestify uses a unique combination 
of drama, stage movement, and music to 
present the gospel message in local schools 
and churches. 



What did Jonathan Lucas and Justin Lonas 
do for fun over spring break? Played snow 
football in Alaska! 


SUuimts Uww LeAJjervsMip throng various ax±imd^ 

he Student Government Association at Bryan College 
knows how to get the job done and have a good time 
doing it. Though most of their work is behind the 
scenes, Bryan College SGA provides much of the on 
and off campus fun. SGA has also been very effective 
this year in providing stability and balance between the 
administration and the student body. As the Student Body 
Vice President, and head of Senate, HoUey Halford says. 
"I enjoy leading Senate and having the opportunity to 
represent the student body to our administration. We are 
blessed to be led by an administration which respects 
and listens to the opinions of the Student Government 
Association." The SGA mission statement is as fol- 
lows: SGA exists to strengthen and lead the community 
^^j^ of Bryan College through leadership development, 


student representation, and purposeful activities. This 
year's association has been very successful in each of 
these three areas. The SGA has been able to fund at least 
tvvo separate leadership conferences which BC students 
attended. They have been able to represent the student 
body through meetings with trustees, food committee 
evaluations, and town hall meetings. And finally, the 
SGA has had many purposeful activities both on and off 
campus, such as the Carnival to begin the year and the 
Junior/Senior to end the year. Shameka Green, in charge 
of off-campus activities, says, "1 believe that much of the 
success of SGA is due to activities. Being able to offer 
great activities and having a lot of student body as well 
as faculty and staff response has strengthened the BC 
community for all involved." 

Copy by: Betsy Halvorson 

Dr. and Mrs. Livesay take part in many student 
government activities. Here, after Dr. Livesay lias 
been dunked in tlie dunk tank, they welcome fresh- 
men and returning students to help guarantee a year 
of great Bryan College fellowship. 

The 2005-2006 Bryan College Student 
Government Association had a great year 
of activities and planning. These new 
school banners help to represent the Bryan 
Lion school spirit that has been infectious 
all throughout campus as SGA has directed 
numerous .school activities and exemplified 
ser\ant leadership. 

.lun ior SG Agathers for a picture at the Whit- 
estone banquet. This group put together 
Junior/Senior as well as many other suc- 
cessful class activities throughout the year. 
Nearly all of them will continue to ser%'e 
on SGA during their senior year, some for 
class, others on executive council. 

SGA has done a great job of providing 
opportunities for fun and fellowship at 
Bryan. A big hit each year is the inflatable 
toys that randomly appear on campus. 
Bryan College students are never too old 
to have a good time. 


The two presidents - Senior Luke Peters 
and Dr. Steven Livesay enjoy the relaxing 
atmosphere at the SGA banquet. 

Each spring, the current and newly-elected 
SGA gather at Whitestone Inn in Kingston, 
Tenn., for a banquet to celebrate the past 
year and look forward to the next. 


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his has been a year of change for Ministry Council. 
We are making moves towards changing it so that 
in the years to come the council will not run into the 
same problems that have plagued it in the past. We 
tried new things and found what worked and what 
didn't. For example, the women's ministiy council 
held a retreat at Cumberland Spring Bible Camp. The 
theme for the retreat, along with ministry council as a 
whole, was the concept of RESTing in God... 
It hasn't always been easy, but through the hard 
work of the class ministers and men's and women's 
directors, the years to follow will be much different. 

For the past years. Ministry Council has lacked focus 
and a sense of purpose. Although we were not able 
to fix all of the problems that have plagued it in the 
past, I think we were able to take measures that will 
allow councils in the future to be successful in their 
attempt to reach the student body. This year's council 
have made the chaplain position a real joy and I have 
learned a ereat deal from workinn with them. 

Copy by: Drew Phillips & Melia Warren 


"Ofcourse baking 300 muffins is always fun. hut having a pur- 
pose for baking them is even I'unner..." (Joanna Downing) 
The Women's Ministry Council sponsored several "Mugs & 
Muffins" events throughout the year. Held at the Back Porch of 
Smith's Crossroads. Mugs & Muftuis was a time for the girls 
to relax, enjoy coffee and mulfms and hear to an encouraging 
message from one of the I uIils hI Dayton. 

Cassie-Marie Bundy. the freshman class 
minister to women, captures many of the 
events at the women's retreat on tape. 

The ladies of Ministry Council - Melia 
Warren, Joanna Downing, Crystal Hoover, 
and Sarah Brown - hang out in the kitchen 
while preparing for an event. 

"Ministry Council is more than just min- 
istering to my fellow students, it is setting 
my time apart from books and literature so 
that in collaboration with the other lead- 
ers we can plan activities that can fiirther 
benetu the spiritual growth of our beloved 
Drew Phillips (Student Body Chaplain) 

At the women's retreat, the girls rest 
from school and homework by playing 

In addition to their many Ministry Council 
lesponsibilities, the ministers assist and 
participate in activities with their classes. 
Here Cassie-Marie Bundy serves with class 
representative Kim Woody at the freshmen 
"Whine and Cheese" party. 

Senate/Ministry Council //^^ 

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eadlines, deadlines, deadlines. If you've worked with 
'em, you hate "em. If not. the word doesn't strike fear 
into you like it does for members of The Commoner and 
The Triangle. Students on newspaper and yearbook staff 
here at Bryan have a solid understanding of the commit- 
ment required to undertake a task like putting together 
a yearbook or publishing a weekly newspaper. 

Editor-in-ChiefofThe Triangle. Justin Lonas, 
saysthat although his position and the overall publication 
of a weekly is stressful, it's well worth it. "I'm usually 
in the office by 1:00 p.m. [on publication days] and I 
rarely leave before 1:30 or 2:00 A.M... but Hove the fact 
that we're a weekly publication. Actually, it's because 
I like to brag on our school. We're one of the smallest 


colleges in the country that actually has a weekly." 

Working on yearbook staff is quite an expe- 
rience, especially for Senior Editor Corrie Nash. "It 
really is an interesting challenge trying to organize a 
staff to produce a yearbook - making sure that the staff 
meets their deadline, so the section editors can meet 
theirs, so I can check over the spreads, and we can get 
everything to the plant on time." Renee Heberlig sees 
working on yearbook as rewarding for the most part. 
"1 like seeing my spread when it is finally complete. I 
feel accomplished and love having something to show 
for my work." 

Copy by: Heidi Immel 

Kalie Harshniaii and Commoner ad\ isor 
Karin Carpenter look o\ er layouts for one 
ol'llie many deadlines given to theyearbook 
staft". Katie has a big job, but is always 
prepared with her extensive knowledge 
of the tasks at hand. 

With a \\ eekly publication of the school's 
new spaper. there is a wide range of articles. 
Triangle takes hard work from the top of 
the line down to the staff writers. 

6:09. Another six hours, and the deadline 
is up. Working on either yearbook or new s- 
paper staft', you leani the importance of 
planning ahead and meeting deadlines. 

Editor-in-Chief Justin Lonas and Assistant 
Editor Rachel Gentry w ork side by side on 
a Tuesday night, racing the clock to gel the 
next edition of the newspaper out in time. 
Watch mg the two of them w ork pro\ es that 
It takes patience and skill to hold either of 
their positions. 

Design Editor R.J. Smith goes to work on 
the Triangle edition featuring the Jr./Sr, 

Associate Editor Aubree Sullivan contrib- 
utes greatly to the weekly publication of 
the school newspaper. Whether it be typing 
Word documents, or calling advisor John 
Carpenter at 10 pm with publication ques- 
tions, the newspaper staff put in countless 
hard hours. 


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know what it is, buy I know why I am in it: I joined 
the Worldview Team my sophomore year because of 
the relationships that I saw among the team members. 
During my freshman year I saw people whom 1 respected 
on the team who had developed great relationships 
with one another, and I wanted to join up with them. I 
have been a member of the Worldview Team for two 
years now, and my two years of experience could not 
be more polar opposites. This year turned out vei"y 
different than last year because both of our leaders left 
at the end of last year and we had to bring in two new 
directors, Mr. Alan Corlew and Ms. Anneli Horner. 
We had a hard transition time during the fall semester. 

Our team retreat at the beginning of the year showed us 
that this team would be quite different from last year's 
team, with new and different struggles and triumphs. 
My two trips in the fall semester were difficult because 
of this transition, and the spring semester proved even 
more difficult due to the consequences of the conflict 
in our team. Through all these struggles, however, our 
team still made the impact on our trips that I have seen 
in past years and fonned the relationships that still are 
the most significant part of the Worldview Team. You 
can bet your boots that I am looking fonvard to being 
part of the worldview team next year. 

Copy By: John Schindler 


Anyone can sign up forthe \\'orld\ iew team, 
but not just anyone can stick with it. Alter 
completing the training, members must be 
available to go on weekend trips... and to 
act a little crazv once in a while. 

Glenn Gray. Janell Wright, Tim Fumanz, 
Bonnie-Mane Yager, and Kyle Parks psych 
themselves up for a presentation in Georgia 
over Fall Break. 

\s the new team director, Mr. Corlew is a 
tlcdicated leader who works diligently to 
ensure the world\iew team's success. 

Sometimes worldview discussions can 
get so tense and thick that you can cut 
through them with a knife... as the picture 
below proves. 

"Yeah, it is a great experience, and we do get 
to meet a lot of people, and we are making 
a difference. But when it comes down to 
it... it's worth the torture of missing school 
and traveling to a lot of cool new places." 
(Kyle Parks, right) 

"Complete chaos some ot the new rLLiuitshaNcstiugglcs 
understanding how this whole thing works and it can get 
quite contusing. That is w here I come in - not just a mild- 
mannered English major; they call me Mr. HMD (English 
Major Drew ), and I'm here to explain your life away!" 
(Drew Phillips, center) 

Worlduiew Team 

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isitor weekends, primarily Illuminate, have always 
been a great opportunity to advertise Bryan College 
as the amazing school that it is. Although the visitors 
and the average student don't see the inner workings 
of the weekend, weeks of planning go into it. Special 
Events Coordinator Kim Tuttle can attest to this. "A 
LOT goes into planning not only campus visit events, 
but also the MANY individual campus visits we have 
daily and weekly. I've had Ambassadors giving their 
time into the LATE hours of the evening putting together 
packets, getting hosts lined up/confirmed, making name 
badges, moving fijmiture, setting up check-in tables, etc." 
Ambassadors play a huge part of these weekends, as well 
as helping out with orientation week in August for the 

new students. Often Ambassadors will eat lunch with 
visitors, escort them to class and host them. Kim says 
that the effort Ambassadors put forth is always shown 
in the end. "We do a survey at the end of the campus 
visit events and without fail, the number one positive 
comment we get is related to the time the visitor spends 
with current students. Ambassadors are often the first face 
of Bryan College that visitors see - that first impression 
goes a LONG way!" Bryan is known by many for its 
incredible leadership, and the Ambassadors do nothing 
but further that reputation. The commitment they show 
and servant attitudes they have exemplify what Bryan 
College stands for. 

Copy by: Heidi Immel 


Kim Tuttle is the brains behind the worlc- 
rngs of visitor weekends. It's not rare to 
catch her in action, as she mal<es and tal<es 
phone calls, organizes housing and adjusts 
schedules. Hats off to you. Kim! 

The 2005-2006 Ambassadors have been 
seen all over campus... the people in the 
maroon shirts, walking backwards and 
giving tours. But look... here we caught 
them all in one place! 

Sophomore Joel Trigger and Junior 
Amanda SheiTin take a much-needed break 
in the shade during freshman move-in day 
last August. Ambassadors wear many hats, 
including tour guide. Bryan College sales- 
man and... sherpa? 

Sophomore Jonathan Bryant gives a tour to 
a visiting family. Although they have a big 
job. Ambassadors always have fun w ith the 
commitment and responsibilities. 

\Velcome To Br|a 

Entering Bryan College for the first time, 
even for a visit, can be overwhelming. As 
residents, students grow accustomed to the 
campus, whereas newcomers need more 
guidance. Ambassadors are highly trained 
in every aspect of the college and are well 
equipped to give an education tour of the 
campus, as well as informing visitors of 
the college's background, missions, and 

Before an Illuminate event, freshmen 
Crystal Cain and Jonathan Bamett assist the 
Admissions staffin filling visitors' folders 
with information about Bryan. 

Ambassadors/llluminateX2 / 

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he Bryan College Chorale and Chamber Singers are 
known worldwide. This year brought a variety of out- 
standing freshman voices to the group and took them 
to Texas and to Europe. 

The tour began with their first performance 
at Grace Bible Church in Dayton, Tennessee. A week 
later, they performed twelve concerts over the course 
often days across the state of Texas, leaving a glimpse 
of Bryan College's motto "Christ Above AH" to all they 
ministered to. 

After graduation in May, they left to perfomi 
for two weeks in Europe. They performed in England, 

Italy. France, and other exciting places. Only once 
every four years do the Chorale and Chamber Singers 
tour through Europe, hence the reason why tryouts are 
so competitive at the beginning of a Europe tour year. 
They anticipate the spring tour the entire year. 

The Chorale has earned this trip - their stellar 
performance here at Brv'an proved that. After this tour, 
they will be anxiously awaiting the ne.xt Europe year. 

Copy by: Dayna Lovins 


The 2006 Spring Chorale tours 
Te\as over spring breai^. 


Sally Kelley and luslin Hipp are ready 
to move on to the next nursing home to 
pel formed for the residnets on MLK 
service day 

Chambers singers Daniel Tomyn and Joy 
Wright discuss their MLK. Day between 
performances at various nursing homes. 

Over homecoming weekend, the Fall 
Chorale, comprised of over one hundred 
singers, performed at the 75th anniversaiy 
statue unveiling of William .lennings 

The beautiful ladies of the spring chorale 
welcome Evan Wiley to his first chorale 
tour with kisses. 

Ashley Abercrombie, David Sutton, 
.lohn Gross, Kyle Wigington, JD Geib, 
and Sally Kelley mark one of their many 
performances in Texas during their Cho- 
lale tour. 


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Jractical Christian Involvement ( PCI ) is a campus organization 
directed by Assistant Professor of History Dr Travis Ricketts. 
Appointed President, junior John Schindler. works alongside 
Dr Ricketts to keep the organization running smoothly. 

PCI consists often unique ministries that are avail- 
able for all students to be involved with. Each ministry has 
two leaders who are directly involved with the organization 
of their particular ministry. The ministries are as follows: 
Reaching Individuals with Disabilities Effectively (R.I.D.E. ), 
led by Mindy Cook; Break for Change (BFC). led by Michael 
Hansen and Christine Freed; His Hands, led by Crystal 

Hoover; LIFE Club, led by Beth Starbuck; Students for Life, 
led by Cynthia Buback; Testify, led by Regina Van Gorkom 
and Wil Wade; PALS, led by Kyle Parks and Renee Heberlig; 
Students in Service (SIS), led by David Beisner and Beth 
Starbuck; Prison Ministry, led by Paul Laskowske; Tutoring, 
led by J.D. Geib; and Senior Adult Ministry (SAM), led by 
Molly Hamrick. 

Copy by; Renee Heberlig 

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Junior John Schindler. sophomore Wil Wade, 
senior JD Geib, sophomore Regina Van Gorkom, 
and freshman Mindy Cook wrap up a meeting with 
prayer. PCI leaders spend time every week giving 
ministry updates and praying for each organization 

It's common for PCI meetings to be excit- 
ing andoftena littlecrazy. SeniorJDGeib 
provides a little dance for everyone, to the 
dismav of the gnls behind him. 

Assistant Professor of History Dr. Travis 
Ricketts (PCI Director) and junior John 
Schindler ( PC I President ) meet on a w eekly 
basis to pray for and talk about the organ iza- 
1 ion Seeing them together and j ust looking 
.It the picture, we have to ask the question 
- are the> sure they're not related? 

Phe PCI leaders meet on a weekly basis, 
usually on campus or at Dr. Travis Rick- 
etts's house. (Back from left): A ram Dr 
Ricketts caught w ith his hare hands m his 
backyard, Dr Ricketts, John Schindler, 
David Beisner, Wil Wade. (Middle from 
left) Christine Freed, Beth Starbuck, 
Renee Heberlig, Molly Hamrick, Cyn- 
thia Buback. (Front from left): Michael 
Hansen, Kyle Parks, Regina Van Gorkom, 
Mindy Cook. 



Junior John Schindler appears to be in full 
control of his PCI meetings. Was this, 
however, before or after JD Geib jumped 
up and started dancing? 

Junior Michael Hansen and senior Christine 
Freed reveal the true effects of being a 
Break for Change President. Their work 
began during the previous summer and 
continued all the way through the middle 
of April. 


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he ministries offered through Practical Christian hivolve- 
ment seem ahnost limitless. Testify, originally called 
M.A.D. (Mime and Drama), provides students with the 
chance to apply their acting skills. Using props through 
mime and skits. Testify reaches out to audiences of vari- 
ous ages at local churches and schools. Emphasizing 
the academic side of Bryan's students are the tutoring 
organizations. There are two options: tutoring children 
from the local schools or tutoring imprisoned adults 
or adults who may be working towards their G.E.D. 
PALS ministry has always been a popular one among 
the students at Biyan. Each Bryan participant is paired 
with a child from the Dayton community. Spend- 
ing time together on a weekly basis playing games. 

watching movies, eating food, and more, develops a 
mentoring and friend relationship that affects the lives 
of both child and college student. Almost opposite of 
the PALS ministiy is the Senior Adult Ministry (SAM). 
These students make a weekly visit to Dayton's assisted 
living center, investing time in conversation and activi- 
ties with the elderly. 

Copy by: Renee Heberlig 


Junior Hannah Hartsel! is more than happy 
to lead a disabled ch i Id around on a liorse as 
part of the RIDE program. Bryan students 
travel to a farm nearly 45 minutes away to 
participate in this ministry. 

Sophomore Aaron Mowei'y and freshman 
Matthew Samsel raise their props behind 
the black curtain of His Hands puppet 
mmistry. His Hands was invited lo perform 
at se\eral churches in the aica 

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Senior Kimberlee Storey and the rest of the 
Break for Change Nashville team get their 
hands dirty in the kitchen of the Nashville 
Rescue Missions. 

.lunior C'hristma Sinmierman helps a little 
boy off a horse. It's smiles like hers that will 
add to the excitement and further brighten 
the children's day. Freshman Mindy Cook 
says, "R.l.D.E. can't be summed up in one 
sentence. It's beyond the reach of words 
when a child lays down her crutches, sits 
on a horse, and says 'Walk please!'" 

.luniorJaredTyser is surrounded by a group 
of children while in Honduras for a Break 
for Change trip. They are obviously more 
fascinated with his camera than the crafts 
they were working on. 

'lolcssoi ol bducalion Ui. Stc\ c DeGeorge 
and senior Krista Bondurant repair a door 
on Martin Luther King Day. Students in 
Service organizes this day of outreach for 
the entire community. 


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CI does not fail to offer Bryan College students a variety 
of opportunities. Reaching Individuals with Disabilities 
Effectively (R.I. D.E.) lands Bryan College students on 
a farni where they give disabled children the chance to 
move around by leading them on a horse. His Hands 
appeals to the dramatic side of Bryan again through the 
use of puppets; shows are given for young children in 
local churches and schools. Break for Change (BFC) 
is a large ministry that involves nearly a quarter of the 
student body. Students sign up to be a part of a mis- 
sions team for their spring break - half staying in the 
U.S. and half traveling outside the country. Several 
ministries offered focus on the Dayton community 
Bryan is a part of Students in Service (S.I.S.) reaches 

out to the people in the community through a plethora 
of service projects ranging from raking leaves to major 
construction. Students for Life grants students the 
chance to be a counselor at the local Women's Care 
Center - an organization for mothers and those expect- 
ing. L.I.F.E. Club (Living in Freedom Everyday) leads 
BPi'an students to Rhea County High School. After 
enjoying pizza together. Bryan students discuss issues 
such as sex, abstinence, and self-respect with the local 
high school students. 

Copy by; Renee Heberlig 

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Testify performs one of their many songs for the 
younger children. The ministry has practiced 
dramas applicable to not only children, but to 
teenagers as well. Sophomore Will Wade describes 
the ministry: "Testify is the only place I can be 
the de\'il and turn around and be Jesus." 

Sophomores Kyle Parks and Hannah 
Markette are surrounded by a group of 
kids from Dayton who are part of the 
PALS ministry. 

Senior Molly Hamrick visits elderly people 
from Dayton on a w eekly basis. As Presi- 
dent of SAM, she always comes back to 
Br\an u ith plenty of funny stories to tell 
about the people she met. 

Sophomore Hannah Markette enjoys the 
afternoon at Chuck E Cheese's with her 
nine-year-old pal, Mary Shelby. 

Testify unites themselves in matching black 
shirts. The Bible verse quoted on the back 
of the shirts is a perfect summation of what 
the group is all about. 

Junior Erin Gray \\ heels an elderly w oman 
around the assisted living center. Erin 
hopes to eventually work there fiill-time 
after she araduates. 

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Our world is big. Our church is big. Our God is big. 
These three statements sum up what I learned while 
visiting Nicaragua on a BFC trip. I got to see a glimpse 
of the world that most people will never experience in 
their lives. We drove and flew across the beautiful country 
of Nicaragua. We hiked into one of the most untouched 
rainforests in the world. We saw and met people who 
lived such simple and unique lives. Through those 
experiences, I realized that our world is big. It always 
seemed that we had some sort of technical problems 

when we were attempting to play the Jesus film at night. 
We also got a chance to share with so many people 
how awesome our God is, including praymg for a lady 
who had never been prayed for and didn't know what 
prayer was. Through these experiences and many more, 
I realized our God is big. 

Copy by: Kevin Keeley 

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"They say that a smile is a very contagioug 
thing... and when it comes from the hea 
it can become epidemic... well it's true," 
'cause 1 hate to smile, and 1 could not stop 
no mater how much I tried..." 
(The Mexican") 

After a hard week's worth of work in 
the children's home "Destino del Reino" 
(painting, sanding, varnishing, electrical 
work, and cleaning), the Honduras team 
visited a waterfall in Managua with a 
80- foot drop. 

"On trips like these, it is impossible to 
leave untouched, the love of the people 
has always an impact on the ones who 
choose to be part of them. The culture, the 
people the climate the tood the kids and 
most important the leason ot being there 
helped us realize that God is in control ot 
oiii l!\es (Lmdsn WoikK) 

It IS not uncommon to see this in a third 
world country. While we complained 
about not getting the right bike model for 
Christmas, some of these kids got a work 
animal that they must be responsible for 
and w ork to the full potential. 

One of the big blessings of mission work 
is the hungry minds of the children who 
want to learn exerything they can about 
what you might have to say - and what 
better thing to teach them than the love 
of Jesus Christ. 

Some of the places that the Nicaragua 
team visited were slightly dificult to 
I i-ach, but that's no problem when you 
idve a hollow tree to float on. 

The Nicaragua team decides to take a rest 
after several hours of hiking in the dense, 
lush forests firom village to village. 

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Having worked as a camp counselor at Lake 
Forest Ranch (located about twenty miles east of the 
middle of nowhere in Mississippi) before, getting the 
opportunity to go back there with Break for Change 
was no problem. What I couldn't understand was 
why a group of fellow college students would feel 
so inclined to spend their spring break doing manual 
labor for a ministry they had no connection with 
when they could be sipping lemonade at the beach. 
But my team surprised me from the very begin- 
ning. All week, 1 watched them paint, shovel, stack 
wood, plant trees, and minister with kindness and 

encouragement to the LFR staff without a word of 
complaint. Their cheerful hearts allowed me to have 
what was possibly one of the most enjoyable weeks 
of my life. The main work that needed to be done 
was landscaping and grounds cleanup. Fallen trees 
were another huge mess that needed cleaning up at 
the camp. We also had the opportunity to visit a local 
nursing home near the camp and give a presentation 
at a local church. That week 1 discovered that truly 
resting means to abide in the presence of God, allow- 
ing him to work in whate\er way he sees fit, and not 
questioning him or complaining. 

Copy by: Amanda Held 

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Some places in the world are well-adjusted 
to the constant climb of gas prices. In the 
Philippines, a good replacement for semi- 
tnicks has always been the heart and labor 
ofa full-grown, practically self-maintained, 
grass-eating vehicle (a.k.a. a hull). 

Wil Wade demonstrates that he can fiilly 
embrace the Filipino culture even if it 
includs a common activity such as coconut 

Tech-Team squad from Bryan College. 
Their mission: To infiltrate the Philippines' 
border, contact Starbucks Cafe in Tagaytay, 
fix and de-bug virus-infected computers, 
install broadband Internet, install and 
secure a wireless network. 

Status of Mission: Complete! 

The Mississippi team gathers in front of 
"i the Lake Forest Ranch, retreat and summer 
camp, on one of their last days there. 

Members of the Nashville Team choose to 
express their love for ancient art by posing 
as living statues. 

I Ik uoid Mississippi IS hard to spell as it 
IS can >ou imagine how hard it would be 
10 spell with real people? 


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fter flying into the Milan airport, we spent time in Torino 
and Aosta, Italy. We spent most of our time doing street 
evangelism. We walked around and handed out tracts 
that were in Italian. We tried to ask if they spoke any 
English and if they did, we would talk to them. We 
found it very difficult to cross the language ban'ier, 
and it was difficult to try and explain what we wanted 
them to say in words that they could understand. One 
day, three of the team members brought out their guitars 
and played while the rest of the group walked around 
and talked to the people who had stopped to listen. We 

also worked with a Waldensian Church in Torino, which 
is similar to a Presbyterian church. We spent our free 
day traveling to Mt. Blanc, which is the highest point 
in Europe. We also visited where the shroud of Tourin 
is kept, but we didn't see it because it is only brought 
out every 25 years. 

Copy by: Hannah Markette 

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Team Trinidad interacts with students 
from one of the nine different schools 
they visited. The team gave presentations 
and talked with students about abstinence, 
teenage pregnancy, STDs, and the conse- 
quences of abortion. 

This young Alaskan Native proves griz- 
zlies are not at all how they are portrayed 
in books, movies, or science channels; 
in real life they can be quite friendlv and 
cuddK ' 

"God IS really at work on the island of 
Trinidad and it w as a blessing to be a part 
of that for one week. Javed, the main mis- 
sionary we worked with, thanked us before 
leaving for what we did for Trinidad. 1 felt 
encouraged and thankful for being a part of 
the spreading of the Gospel at Trinidad." 
(Michael Hansen) 

"My parents always agreed that I was wild 
at heart, but I never expected the Alaskan 
climate to bring out my inner beast." 
(Evan Myers) 

Members of the BFC Alaska team take 
a few seconds for a memorable Kodak 
moment while visiting Anchorage of the 
Kenal peninsula. 

Tiuiidad m one word was amazing. The 
warnith that we felt from not only the 
weather butthepeoplewaswonderful. We 
spent a lot of time working with many dif- 
ferent kids all of them worth the hardships 
of travel God really brought us together 
as a team and did some astounding things 
in the process." (Laura Newport) 

So iAffu\t dldvau LearK. Ui sdwvi todays 

up all night, sleep during class, go on fast food raids 
every day, eat soft drinks and snacks galore, use extreme 
amounts of water and electricity without worrying 
about who pays for it. enjoy the power 1 have to control 
the climate in my surroundings, take advantage of the 
freedom to play my music as loud as I please (at least 
until the first person complains), take those little pro- 
crastinating visits to the room down the hall, have the 
nerve to say "screw it" and to prioritize a good game of 
Halo, a harmless poker game, or just a few episodes of 
the Wonder Years with a side order of good of Family 
Guy. All these little details are what make dorm life an 
unforgettable experience to last a lifetime. 

Sometimes we need to remember how privileged 
we are as dorm-residing college students, for the day will 
come when it won't be OK to run into the neighbor's living 
quarters to immobilize them with duct tape and toss them 
into a cold shower while you soak their bed with sour 
milk and tie their clothes into knots just to see how they 
may react to your visit. Yes. it may be wrong to have fun 
at the expense of others, but let's face it. life would not 
be the same without it. So appreciate what you have and 
make your college experience a fun one - it's the only one 
you'll ever have! 

Copy by: .Andrew Gonzalez 


Camping without a tent is something only the 
most daring men choose to do. There are many 
dangers involved; some people never come hack 
from their camping trips. Zach Milligan & Kyle 
Wigington are just a few of the courageous, bold, 
daring dorm men that live in Bryan. 

Life as a sumo wrestler 
makes Josh Franklin stand 
out ,11 Rr\an Colleee. 

Southside R.A. Sam Barrick repeats his 
wake-up routine with the help of DDR 
(Dance Dance Revolution)... of course 
always within the confinements of his 

A study group (George Young, Matt 
Henderson, David Sutton, and JD Geib) 
has innocent poker games involving no 
money, only Cheez-lts. 

Even the toughest looking guys can also 
have a sensitive side to them: "I enjoy 
readingmyselfto sleep sometimes; it usu- 
ally makes the whole world look a whole 
lot more sentimental," said Sophomore 
Jonathan Mishler. 


k>le Woodworth, Trent Walker, and 
\nthon\ Patton demonstrate that it is easy 
to ha\ e tun n hile still follow ing the Bryan 
C ollege handbook. They have learned that 
violence is not necessary in video games 
and that "The Rugrats Go To Church" can 
he a thrilling experience... when played in 
moderation, of course. 

Dorm \Mf3^ 

liu imtes iA^ kcr^ to -vien/tr foraeir 

iving in the dorms at Bryan College proves to 
be anything but boring. This is especially the case in 
the women's Arnold Dorm and the men's Rhea House. 
Only in Arnold do the women live in suites, and only 
in the Rhea House do the men have the opportunity to 
live in a non-dorm building. The buildings are typically 
housing for upperclassmen, with a few exceptions now 
and then. 

Though dorm life does not change drastically 
from year to year, there are always minor additions 
or alterations along the way. This year the women of 
Arnold, while adjusting to new parking rules, learned 
how to live with construction being done directly outside 
their windows. Some things did not change, though. 

Resident Director Kari Bollant kept things fun with 
regular snacks and lobby parties, and Gilmore Girls 
was guaranteed to be on the television every Tuesday 

Meanwhile, the men hidden behind the library 
welcomed a new Resident Director to the House - Matt 
Williams. Many new to the Rhea House, the men bonded 
throughout the year with a camping trip, games of Loot, 
and even an open invitation "Burfday Party" to celebrate 
the birthdays of all the men in the House. 


Junior Bekah Tooley, Resident Assistant of Arnold 
1st, granted the girls on her hall with the gift of Flarp. 
Juniors Renee Tullherg. Stephanie Miller. Danielle 
Mitchell, Bethanie May, and Lacy Mellon and senior 
Lacey Swanson ire just a few of the girls who more 
than enio\ed then nois\ gitt ot goo 

Junior Christina Johnson agonizes overthe 
keyboard in the Arnold computer lab. It's 
not uncommon to find someone working 
in the lab at any time of day, but especially 
late at night. 

The Brady Bunch with 
a twist - the men of the 
Rhea House creatively took 
pictures of one another and 
organized them into a col- 
lage. This is the first thing 
visitors see upon entering 
the front door of the Rhea 

RheaHousejuniors Robert 
Carter, Brian Fitzgerald, 
Jereiny Vineyard, John 
Schindler, and Brian 
Fitzgerald attend class 
chapel together 



Senior Natalie Hayes and junior Renee 
Heberlig become stars in their Arnold Suite. 
Singing loudly into hairbrush microphones 
is not just for little girls - it's a coinmon 
Arnold Dorm late-night occurrence. 

The Rhea House "Burtda> Party" was a 
huge success. Along with the hats the 
men wore, there were decorations, tons 
of balloons, games, music, and, of course, 

Dorm lifel35 

Life 14^ Lona omA Hu^ok: Where Mem/nies are Made 

AT BRYAN - it is what separates us from other col- 
leges. While typical university students may do some 
activities together as a dormitory, here at Bryan dorm 
life is an activity. There is always something to do in 
the dorms or with the people on the hall. 

Long and Huston are the two main underclass- 
men female dorms. There is a lot to be said about living 
on a hall with twenty-six other girls and having to share 
two bathrooms. The late night study groups, the movies, 
the junkfood kick - all of it is worth experiencing. 

Each year the RAs decorate the halls with a 
specific theme. This year the hall that took the cake was 
the coffee hall. Long 3rd. These ladies learned to love 
coffee if they did not already. 

Dorm life is something that we experience 
only once in our lives. This is the only time that you 
will live with twenty plus of your peers. And it it full 
of memories and laughter. 

Copy by: Dayna Lovins 


Late night study parties are a must for 
freshmen Anne Carlisle, Emily Kopti, and 
sophomore Melody Dobler. 

Daniel Tomyn and Bethany Perseghetti 
show olT their height ditTerence during 
open dorm in Long. 

Beth Simon, Amanda Sherrin, Amy Opelt, 
Bethany Perseghetti, Sarah Brown, and 
Emily Cook gather For a some quality time 
in one of the RD's apartments. 

Long 3rd enjoys being spoiled by their 
hall parents. Dr. and Mrs. Jones. This is 
one of their many get-togethers in the 
1 on;; loiiiii:!.' 

Dorm \Mt^t 

^Siudewt Life Staff WMhe^ Ufe ok coMA^^iA^ ftutl 

BRYAN ARE ONE OF A KIND - At no other 
college will you find a staff that cares more about their 
students than at Bryan. All of the Resident Assistants 
and the Resident Directors make themselves easily 
accessible to the students. 

They truly do care about who the students 
become. These people help to guide and shape Bryan 
students living on campus to become servants of 

Each of the five dorms on campus has a 
Resident Director and anywhere from one to eight RAs. 

These people are here to serve, encourage, and support 
the students. Of course, they also have the hard job of 
disciplining when necessary. The infamous point system 
is well-known on the Bryan campus. 

Without these God-given people, Bryan would 
go into chaos. God has placed these servants here for 
a purpose; to be available to help and guide students 
through their college career. 

Copy by: Dayna Levins 

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Michelle Brenner, Rebekah Tooley. Kari 
Bollant. and Christen Conrad spend some 
time at The Porch creating beautiful art- 
work. The RDs meet with the RAs on a 
tegular basis to encourage them as they 
minister to the students on their halls. 

Caleb Ragland and Drew 
Friedrich play shuffle- 
board at the RA retreat. 
The RAs arrive early 
each semester to prepare 
for the arrival of new 


Surprised and thrilled, Michael 
Hansen and Tiffany Hatch 
receive Nalgene bottles at an 
RA party. 

Paul Laskow ske shows offhis Shrek imper- 
sonation for those in his presence. 


Ju/^ btycru^^^- or s^iM£:i^cUi eUe.... 

our years ago, a club was started at Bryan for MKs and 
international students. They met together to hang out 
and play games, as well as worship together. Last year, 
the name was changed to Fellowship of Nations (FoN). 
and the focus became completely worship-oriented 
and open to all students. In reality, there are actually 
more non-MKs and international students that currently 
attend. Every Thursday night at 9:00pm, the group 
of about 10-30 students meets together for worship, 
prayer, and fellowship. Their vision is to "promote 
unity and encouragement in a fellowship of believers, 
to live a purposeful life of passionate worship, to engage 
in zealous prayer, and to share Christ with the world 
through the way we live." Vice President Kevin Klay 


said, "I hope and pray that we continue to meet every 
week and always be there to sene the people of Bryan 
with a group of people who are passionate about prayer 
and worship." 

A different sort of club that was started this 
year is the Improv Club. The purpose of the club was 
to try to bring a different quality of humor to the cam- 
pus. According to member J.D. Geib. it consisted of 
a group of students who met to "show that God has 
gifted some with the ability to think on the spot and 
use that for His glorv." Although they were not able 
to meet as frequently during the spring semester due to 
time restrictions, many hope that it will continue in the 
future because of the great talent and potential of the 
students invoh ed. 

Freshman Justin Hipp leads worship tor the 
Fellowship of Nations gathering. 

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Mock Trial trains students through role-playing to 
represent attorneys and witnesses in mock trial competitions at 
regional, state, and national tournaments. It's a mix of courtroom 
protocol, drama and debate. We examine rules of evidence in 
both civil and criminal cases provided by the American Mock 
Trial Association. We also train students to write and present 
opening/closing statements, to conduct direct examinations 
and cross examinations, and to critically examine arguments of 
prosecution and defense. The course is facilitated by an academic 
coach (Dr. Hollingsworth) and an attorney coach (Mr. Stewart 
Crane the past four years). Travel and participation in scheduled 
tournaments is required. This past fall we went to MTSU in 
Murfreesboro, TN for the Fail Invitational, and in the spring we 
traveled to Furman University in Greenville, SC. This year was 
a tough season since we lost half our team for various reasons 
after the fall semester (i.e., theatre production conflicts) and we 
had to recruit "newbies" (new Mock Trialers) for the big tourna- 
ment in the spring. Students may participate evei^ semester the 
course is offered, but can only earn up to four credit hours. 
Copy by: Dr Randy Hollingsworth, Professor of Communication 

shows off some of the on-the-spot 
acting that makes improv humor- 

In preparation for FoN. Jessi Hundley 
and Thiago Goncalves look over some 
worship songs. 




Within the informal setting of FoN, Jarrell 
Waggoner, Zach Williams, Kevin Klay, 
Paul Laskowske, and Thiago Goncalves 
share what God has been doing in their 


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just ha\'e to get flat on your face for the 
sake of drama. 


BLa Butrwts oAiA QrowiM^ cLuM a± ByyoK CoUe^e 

here's big news this year within the Bryan College 
chapter ofthe College Republicans. Sophomore Jonathan 
Bryant (a Political Communications major) was elected 
the vice chairman of the Tennessee College Republicans 
in March. Concerning his position. Jonathan says, "My 
role as vice chainnan will be to facilitate cooperation 
and communication between different clubs across the 
state, and to help college students become involved 
with Republican candidates in the fall elections." The 
involvement in College Republicans at Bryan is grow- 
ing steadily. For the 2004 Presidential Election, 100 
people headed to Florida to help campaign, and already 
this year a trip has been made to Virginia for the fall 
governor's race and ten members attended the College 


Political Action Convention. 

Another Bryan club that's shown growth is the 
Film Club. Headed up by freshman Winston Heam, the 
club has a large following. Junior Michael Bolingjoined 
the Film Club his first semester here at Bryan. He says 
that the club wasn't that active towards the beginning 
of the year, but meetings are more frequent now, with 
the club meeting on most Thursdays. The Film Club 
not only provides entertainment, but also provides an 
opportunity for students to look at film analytically. The 
club isn't high commitment or extremely structured, 
and more student involvement is encouraged by many 
members ofthe club. Grab some friends, find Winston, 
and ask how you can be a part of Bryan's Film Club. 
Copy by: Heidi Immel 

Rebecca Jackson and Lindsay Matlock 
converse with Crystal Cain at the College 
Republicans Con\ ention this past March. 

I Started the Parliamentary Debate Club because 
I had debated throughout high school and was really 
interested in continuing to debate at the collegiate level. 
I actually attempted to start the club last year but didn't 
really have enough student support. This year a number 
of students came in who had both skills and interest in 
debate we needed to "get the ball rolling." The current 
members of the club are myself, my sister Jessie, Brit- 
tany McGehee, Rachael Welch. Rebecca Jackson. Anna 
Downer, and Hudson Ellis. 

Considering the namesake of this school and the 
educational goals posted by the administration, I believe 
that a debate program is an essential investment because 
of the critical thinking and extemporaneous speaking 
skills it develops. However, to date, the administration/ 

faculty have not been able to allocate the funds and time 
necessary to get us to tournaments— the catalyst where 
students can most effectively develop these skills. 

SGA gave us a limited budget as a club but the 
funding was not sufficient to get us to a competition. As 
a result, 1 have been meeting with area Bryan grads, and 
lawyer in an attempt to gain additional funding for the 
next yean To date 1 have gotten over $1000 and believe 
that we will be able to attend a number of tournaments in 
the coming semesters. 1 have great hopes that this core 
group will be able to stall a program that will continue to 
provide opportunity for future students for years to come! 
Copy by: Lawrence Laplue, BC Debate Captain 

Brett Myers, Hayley Gleason and Wj I Wade 
discuss the somewhat politically tense con- 
vention. Confusion in proposed motions led 
to healed debates. Gleason says. " If there 
were no [organized] system, it would have 
been total chaos." Ah, politics. 

Aaron Mowery, Brett 
\l\ers. Caleb Fendrich 
and Wil Wade take some 
time out of the convention's 
professional settingto relax 
and enjoy each others' 

Sophomore Jonathan Bryant discusses 
strategy for the next year with chair of 
the executive board, Lindsay Moffett and 
formervice chair, Khale Lenhart.Although 
Bryant ran unopposed, he had the support 
of many. 


jjave I not commanded uou? |j)e 
strong and courageous. ]J)o not 
be afraid; oo not be discouraged, 
for the Lord uour Cjoa wi!! be with 
L)ou wherever uou g^o. 

- Joshua 1 -.^ 

we (Art S.D proud of you «bA.d 
all lADu V\a\y't achieved! y^^ havt 
worized £>D hard, trusted the Lord 
for streiA^gth, «LA.d evei/^ hc^d the 
courage to feeep IruqWivic^ throuc^Vi 
It «IL. Y^i^ ^^ever g^ve up, «iA.d 
^Lvv^ys Ustei^ed to His. volu of 
Truth. W«y to go! 


Emily Meier 

j rom start to finish... 

''f-te who beg^iA. a Qood worfe lia. \ad\a wLLL (larriA 

nier OglesHv 

'No eye has. s.ttv\^, v\^o tar V\as> hmrd, vio m.l\A.d has. coi/tcelved what 
^od has prepared for those who love h\iv\A./' \ Coy. zi-P) 

vVe love Ljou and honor uour 
accomplishments, and all that is uet to be. 

Mom &• Dad 


Dear Billy, - 
It seems like only yesterday you were a little 
boy. Time has gone by so fast You've given us so 
many great memories that we cherish! You've grown 
to be an honest, respectful, sincere, fun, loving, caring 
and devoted man.. Always know how special you are 
to us. Believe in yourself as we believe in you! You are one 
if our Most precious gifts God has given us. We are truly 
blessed! Always know that you can count on your family 
being there for you in everything you do. May the love of 
your family and God go with you as you continue your 
journey with our Lord.. We love you more than words can 
say and we are so proud of you! When you look up at 
the sky, know we are always thinking of you, because 
we are! May God bless you richly. 

Love, Mom and Dad and your family 
Trust in the Lord with aH your heart and lean not on 
Your own understanding; In all your ways 
Acknowledge him and he will direct you. 
Proverbs 3:5 & 6 




Adapted from "| inc! Your Vvings" bu N/jark Ijarris 

jt was onlu for a moment uou were ours to nold 

j he plans that heaven has for uou 

vVil! all too soon unfoid 

^o manu different prauers we prau 

I or all that uou might do 

I3ut most of all we'll want to know 

V ouVe walking in the truth 

vVe prau that (jioo will fill uour heart with dreams 
/-\nd that faith gives uou courage 
\o dare to do great things 

We're here fc 

hateverthis life bnng;s 

'e Te here ror uou w 

^o let our love give uou roots 

/-\nd help L)ou find uour wings 

VVe love uou dearlu, 
iJ)ad and Mom 


Craig Martin 

Dear Craig, 
VVeVe enioLied 



laving uou ror a son so 
much, and are extremelu 
proud or all that uou have 

May Cjod bless 


With Love, 

Mom 6- Dad 





We are looking row a ra to seeing 

now Cjod will use uou. VVe love 

ou, and are vem proud or 

Dad & Mom 

Matthew 6' Joshua 

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ijow we thank C_200 for uou. Vou are 

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our accomphsnment, and look foward 

o seeing a! that Cjyoo is doing in uour 

lire as uou so raithruilL) submit to Jesus 

(_,hrist. You are now reaping just the 

beginning of uour diligent^ steadu hard 

work, and as uour (_jod!u character 

continues to grow, uou will be used 

mightilu in |jis hands. 

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Cjoo gave us a specia! gift when fje brought uou 

into this worla. vV ^ ^re totaiiu biessea to have 

uou as a daughter and sister. Others are, and 

have been blessed bu uourlove, encouragement, 

quiclc wit, smile, faithfulness, and most of all, uour 

faith in Christ. 

vVe are so excited about Cjoa's plan for uour 

life. vVe prau for (_jod's guidance, wisdom, and 

protection over uou so uou might be a testimonu 

for llm and [I's love. ||ave courage to embrace 

uour dreams, and the determination to fulfill them 

with the guidance of uour heavenlu | ather. 

"MaM Cjod supplu all uour needs according to 

li's riches in gloru bu Jesus Christ." VVe prau 

(_jod continues to bless uou as uou grow in \\im, 

and ues we are still prauing for .... "he". 

[_ove /\lwaus, 
]J)ad, Mo"^ and | aulor 


Jennifer KuykendaH 


You are sucn a blessing; to me! J nave seen 
(jod work in uour lire m so manu waus. 
leople and circumstances nave come and 
^one in uour lire - some 2;ood - some hard 

lese are a! 


- some painful, i he 

(jod has woven together to make uou the 

beautiful (inside and out) woman that uou 

arc todau. 

1 Love Y ou! 


Jeremiah 29:11-15 

''For I know the plans I have for you ... 

plans to prosper you... " 

Jennifer, (_ongratulations, we are so 
roud of uou!! 
ad, (jrandpa & Cjrandma fvierri 

"You 've already made a good 

start by putting yourself hi the 

hands of the only one capable of 

guiding you. . . " 

(Quote from Blue Bottle Club) 


VVow! Y ou staued four uears, 
theu asked (Jncle j erru to 
leave after first quarter! You set 
uourgoals and achieved uour 
dreams: !\low uou car\ inspire 
others to do the same. 
/\unt /\mu and (Jncle j erru 
1 hilippians 1 -.6 

}J)ear Jennifer, (Congratulations on uourgraduation! VVe are veru proud of uou 
and Ljour accomplishments. You have a lot to look forward to, and we know uou 
will do we!!! Love, /\unt (^.aro!, (Jncle Oick, and Meather. 


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"You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness 

of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. " 

Psalm 16:11 

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MjAy 6, 2006 


Qoifs hand has sha_ped you into 
the jjerson you are today. 

far above rubies ' 

-Proverbs 31:10 (ASV) 

"I am no longer anxious about 
anything, as I realize that HE is 
able to carry out His will for me. 
It does not matter where He 
places me, or how; that is for 
Him to consider, not me, for in 
the easiest positions He will 
give me grace, and in the most 
difficult ones His grace is 

~ Hudson Taylor 

'Dear Jessica, 

you are now, andaCways have Been, our much treasured gift from Qod Since Before you 
-were Bom, we have seen Qods handupon your Cife. Mere words cannot express how very 
jprovxCwe are of you as you graduate. 'We know how hard you have worked for this 

(godhas BCessedyou in so many ways - your j>hysicaC Beauty is transcended onCy By the 
BeautifuC souC that Qodhas shaped and formedwithin yoiL 'BriCCiant in mind tender in 
heart, rich in mercy and compassion for your feCCow man, you have Ceamedmany Cessans 
andmuch wisdom, inside the cQzssroom and out, during your tenure at 'Bryan. This is But a 
first stejy into the future for you. J^o douBt Cife wiCChoLdmany more Cessons as you continue 
to trust in QodandfoCCow 3-Cis Leading in your Cife. 

Ourjrrayer is that you wiCCaCways rememBer that Qodis sovereign over even the smaCCest 
detaiCs of your Cife, and that 3-Ce created you for a very sjoeciaC purpose. 'Wepray that you 
wouCdseek to know the jmrpose andpCans that Jfe has for your Cife and that you wouCd 
jnirsue J-Cis wiCCin aCCthat you do. JAndwepray that as you Cive your Cife, QodwiCCguide 
you and impart to you QodCy wisdom and spirituxiC discernment. May J^epour out upon 
you 3-Cis tender mercy that is new every morning, and^Cis Boundless grace, andmay 3-Ce 
grant to you J-Cis perfect peace as you waCk Beside him. 


The LORD your God is in your midst, a victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy. 
He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy." 




Lyauna Liizabeth Lovins 
J3elovec! |J)augnter: 
^ome college students manage to stuff four uears of 
college into five, six, or more uears. Your efforts and 
endeavors did it in three! | hank uou for not being a 
perpetual student. Cjod has blessed us with uou and uou 
cannot imagine how proud we are of uou at this time. /\s 
uou graduate we give uou a new challenge, and remind 
uou of an old one. j\emember that a compass points 

towards Magnetic jNjorth and not j rue jNjorth. |f uou 

base uour life on fviagnetic jNJorth uou will miss the mark. 

(^hrist is j rue jNJorth. j he ijol'-j OP'^it within uou will 

correct the tendencu to be pulled toward Magnetic 

|\Jorth. 1 ocus on j rue [Njorth in all uour prusuits and 

(^arpe |J)iem, (^arpe ]J)eus. 

Love Oad, MoitIi O'sterand Lyog 

IMIey KiMr 

(Congratulations rjolieul 

"/\ tningaccomplisnecl is 

sweet to the soul." 

1 roverbs 1^:15^ 

\l\Je. are proud or uou, 

and love uou- 

Moni, ]J)ad, ^pGnce, Lindu, 

Maddi^j a'"^d Rob 

Givstal Hoover^ 


(_jal. 6:9 "■■■ and let us not 

be wearu in well doing, 
for in due season we snail 

reap if we faint not." 

V our hard work and 
dedication started uears 
ago. V ou nave worked 
hard tnese four uears. 
You nave been an inspiration and a lou to manu. 
Vour determination and love for tne Lofo nas 
been evident. MaM tne [_ord continue to bless 
uou as uou follow \\\s [_eading. 
We are blessed and nonored to be uour parents! 
We love uou. Oongratuations! 
Mom and Y^aa 


Kathryn Ann Sealy (aka "Deedle") 

''Por I know the plans that | have for uou, 

declares the L-Ord, plans for welfare and not 

calamittj to give uou a future and a hope. 

j hen 



Ljou will call upon i\\c and come ar 

pratj to fvje and j will listen to uou. /-\nd uou 

will seek fvje and find jVl^' when uou search 

for iVle with all uour heart." 

Jeremiah 26: 1 1 -1 5 

C^ongratulations Jvatie! 

We thank Cjod that uou were placed bu 

ijim into ourfamilu and that ljou are part 

of our future and hope! 

jveep seeking^ 1 jm'' with all uour heart. 

We are so veru proud of uou. 

We love uou, 

Mom, Dad, Kyan, Matt, C^afk, 

LLIIiot, and Justin 


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I recious riudson j aLjIor lLIIis, 

\ou nave been a iol) uour whole lire 

loi^s^ and we treasure our memories or 

uou. VV^ reioice with uou on the 

completion or uour college education. 

\j)u \\\5 grace uou are equipped to fu!- 

ril! \\i5 special purposes and to 
the [_ord Jesus (^hnst in whatever ljou 


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"j or I know the plans | have 

for Ljou" declares the [_ora^ 

"plans to prosper uou and 

not harm uou, plans to give 

LjOU hope and a future. 

Jeremiah 2^:1 1 (NlV) 

'Sunshine/' you have made 

us very proud! 
Mama, Daddy, and Frances 

Aubree Sullivan 

"ijave I not commanded uou? 
\j)c strong and courageous. iJo 
not be terrified, do not be 
discouraged, for the [_ord uour 
(_jod will be with qou wherever 

uou goJ^ 

Joshua 1:5' (NlV) 




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Cross Country. Front Row: Jo.sli Storie, Beflianie May. Guillenno Loaiza. 
Lydia Persson. Daniel Goetz. Back Row: Conner Armstrong, .'\ndre\v Gonzalez, 
Ginny Pelliim, Coach Rodney Stoker, Beth Starbuck, Steven Chambers, Jason 

Women's Soccer. Front Row: Lauren Hostetler, Heather Couch, Krista Bon- 
duranl. Row 2: Renee Delmotte, Beci Hnddleston. Joy Hartman, ICate Sealy, 
Allison Cunningham, Jana Watson. Back Row: Coach Mark Sauve. Audrey 
Porter, Stephanie Wade. Katrina Courtright. Betsy Halvorson, Missy Bell, 
Michelle Hines 

Men's Soccer. Front Row: Kevin Keeley, Andres Garcia, GabrielFisher,Thiago 
Goncalves. Manoel Silva, Scott Davidson, Felipe Vallejo. Brad Atkinson, Josh 
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Derek Dougherty, Jorge Vallejo, James Carmichael. Sammy Ortiz. Glenn Gray. 
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Carpenter, John 58, 117 

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Davidson, Charis 14, 57 

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Deweese, Justin 3 


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Elmer, Sarah 2, 174 

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Fowler, David 59 

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Froemke, Marcy 59 

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Gray. Erin 31, 129 

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Gray, Phil 163. 167 

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Gross, John 123 

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Harshman, Katie 1 1 7 

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Hasty, Taylor 9, 167 

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Hines. Michelle 161 

Hipp. Justin 27, 123, 144, 145 

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Johnson, Paul 59 

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Pendergrass, Kyle 62 

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Seeley. Dana 174 

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Shetter. Tim 14 

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Wigington, Kyle 123, 137 

Wiley, Evan 123 

Wilhoit,Mel 61 

Williams, Matt 61, 138 

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Wise, Katrina 30, 31 

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Wise, Stephanie 61 

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Woodworth, Kyle 27, 137 

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Freshmen Caroline Mc Weeney, Sarah Elmer, 
Dana Seeley, and Ashley Gray take a break ( 
from smdying for finals to decorate Clirist- 
mas ornaments in the Huston loimge. 

Senior Hudson Ellis delights in ministering to 
senior adults in the local nursing home. 

Traveling to Italy over spring break was 
worth it for Hayden McCoy, Ben Marshall. 
Coach Mark Sauve, .Allyson Price, Hannah 
Markette, and Hannah Bizocco, if only for 
the beautiful view! 

The soccer game against Covenant is more 
exciting when Joy Holby, Jason Bowers. 
Brittany Rodriguez, Aaron Henningsen, 
and Taylor Hollingsworth begin beating 

Freshman Courtney Jergins takes ad\ antage 
of the perfect weather and studies in the 
Spoede Garden outside the library. 

In 1930, Bryan College was chaitered with the 
purpose to provide "for the higher education of 
men and women under auspices distinctly Cliris- 
tian and spiritual." Throughout the 76 years of 
Bryan's existence, we have held to certain beliefs 
and traditions. Although the school will inevita- 
bly change over time, the roots behind them must 
remain the 3 lAArVKA^. That is the only way 
people will grow from being bifi^ia^ecome 
equipped to make a 

TP?^ Closing 

Senior Nick Hansen gives it liis all as he 
drives in for a basket. 

"Oil, tliat the weather w^s warmer!" 
laments freshman Anne Carlile. She longs 
for spring days so she will no longer be 
forced to wear a jacket and gloves. 


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